About MDFGModern Design Furniture Gallery (MDFG) in Brooklyn houses an array of important 20th century design by visionary architects like Jean Prouve, Charlotte Perriand, Pierre Jeanneret, and Le Corbusier, as well as a fine-tuned selection of classic, iconic designs by Isamu Noguchi, Charles and Ray Eames, and others. The company sprang up in 2015 when owners Jeffrey Graetsch and Ashley Booth Klein were encouraged by fellow design collectors to create an intimate buying environment in New York City. The name MDFG, an acronym combining all the words the partners first discouraged, is a tongue-in-cheek description of what it is—ironically, it isn’t modern-oriented, and the owners see design as much more than furniture. In fact, it’s not a gallery, either. The new gallery space in Williamsburg is a mise-en-scene showroom, staged with pieces like Perriand "Cansado" Bloc cabinets, Prouve Standard chairs and daybeds, and lighting by Le Corbusier. MDFG also provides private consultation for collectors and interior design services from selecting design, textiles, and finishes to commissioning made-to-measure furniture and lighting. Clients are guided to build personal, cohesive, comprehensive collections over a lifetime. Likewise, MDFGs interiors bring together art and design in timeless, eloquent, precise, and architecturally sensitive compositions.
George Nakashima, Sliding Door Cabinet, circa 1955
By George Nakashima
Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret Bibliotheque, circa 1954
By Pierre Jeanneret
Charlotte Perriand, "6 Couverts" Dining Table, circa 1956
By Charlotte Perriand
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