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Rail Back Sofa with Cream Cushions by Mel Smilow

$10,000per item

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Originally designed by Mel Smilow in 1956 and officially reintroduced by his daughter Judy Smilow in 2013, the Rail Back Sofa is classically midcentury. This collection’s sculpted wooden frames gracefully envelop you, providing for a comfortable and relaxing sit. The simple beauty, fine craftsmanship, and exceptional detail is present from every angle. Made in America since 1949 and made to last a lifetime, Smilow Furniture defines: Enduring Modern Classics. Measures: 94.5" W / 33" D / 25.0" H/ 28" seat D / 15.0" seat height with cushion at front Smilow Design is a third-generation family-owned company, that continues a legacy of producing fine and timeless designs for Modern Living. Judy Smilow (1958–2018), designer and founder of Smilow Design LLC, grew up “modern” in a Frank Lloyd Wright cooperative community surrounded by her father’s artwork and furniture. Through the glass walls of her family home, she looked upon wooded surroundings and integrated architecture that would define her own design aesthetic: natural, simple, and modern. Her father, Mel Smilow (1922–2002) designed and retailed modern furnishings through his six independently owned stores from 1949 through the late 1970s. A champion of affordable, finely crafted, modern design—his work has been recognized and coveted by collectors and well appreciated by his loyal customers for over 50 years. Now, with the reintroduction of this authentic midcentury brand, handcrafted in America since 1949, the designs and manufacture prove to have truly stood the test of time. Still handcrafted in America, our products fit what Mel used to say about his furniture: enduring. Modern. Classic. It is with great privilege and pride that Judy’s Husband Steven Schoenfelder and children Maia and Aaron Schoenfelder continuing on as a family-owned business, producing beautiful, enduring, modern design for a new generation of customers.

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About The Maker

Smilow Design is a third-generation family-owned design company that produces furniture, lighting, and glasswares. Judy Smilow (1958–2018), designer and founder of Smilow Design LLC, grew up “modern” in a Frank Lloyd Wright cooperative community surrounded by her father’s artwork and furniture. Her father, Mel Smilow (1922–2002) designed and retailed modern furnishings through his six independently owned stores from 1949 through the late 1970s. Our current collection is a modernized and updated selection of Mel's best pieces and Judy's glassware. Still handcrafted in America by skilled craftsmen, our products fit what Mel used to say about his furniture: Enduring. Modern. Classic. It is with great privilege and pride that Judy’s Husband Steven Schoenfelder and children Maia and Aaron Schoenfelder continuing on as a family-owned business. Current products include our Smilow® Furniture, Smilow® Lighting, and Glass Collections.
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