The Coiner of “Mid-Century Modernism’” Recalls the Movement’s First Comeback

Before this era’s furniture gained recognition as timeless and iconic, it was considered just a trend that had fallen out of fashion.

by Cara Greenberg | photos by Tim Street Porter
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The Coiner of “Mid-Century Modernism’” Recalls the Movement’s First Comeback

Lionizing Ettore Sottsass as a Postmodern Maestro

The Met Breuer retrospective celebrates 60 years of the artist’s career working in diverse creative fields and his contributions to the little-understood but influential Memphis design movement, which he founded.

by Marisa Bartolucci
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Lionizing Ettore Sottsass as a Postmodern Maestro

When Good Design Goes Bad, Call Kay Kollar

The architect turned interior designer has earned a reputation for bringing iconic California houses back from the brink.

by Alison Clare Steingold
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When Good Design Goes Bad, Call Kay Kollar

How Mid-Century Design Icons Became Unlikley Diplomats

Charles and Ray Eames, Buckminster Fuller and others disseminate the American dream — and counter Cold War communism — in a new exhibition at Atlanta's Museum of Design.

by Cara Greenberg
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How Mid-Century Design Icons Became Unlikley Diplomats

Mid-Century Shines at objects20c

This newly expanded West Palm Beach design gallery shows iconic pieces by the greats of mid-century modernism, as well as a few surprises.

by Susanna Salk
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Mid-Century Shines at objects20c

Curious George

George Nelson, the man behind such iconic mid-century designs as the Marshmallow couch and the Ball clock, was also a keen critic, willing collaborator and all-around visionary with a probing, inquisitive mind.

by Wendy Moonan
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Curious George

5 Questions for Mid-Century Design Guru Liz O’Brien

There's a reason Liz O'Brien is so revered by the design world. The dealer — and, now, furniture designer — is as passionate as she is knowledgeable.

by Greg Cerio
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5 Questions for Mid-Century Design Guru Liz O’Brien

This Design Duo Updates Traditional Life and Style

The husband-and-wife team behind Carrier and Company — the go-to interior design firm for some of fashion's top names — creates spaces that are at once glammed up and pared down, a perfect combination for the current age.

by Judith Nasatir
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This Design Duo Updates Traditional Life and Style

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