Furniture

25 of the Most Important Chair Designs of All Time

25 of the Most Important Chair Designs of All Time

Some innovations are heralded as turning points for civilization. The wheel propelled us great distances, the combustion engine transformed lives, and the television transported us to imagined lands. The chair doesn’t tend to receive quite the same status, despite literally lifting humans off the ground. But what started as something purely utilitarian has morphed into…

Simplicity and Modernity: The Charles and Ray Eames Design Philosophy

Simplicity and Modernity: The Charles and Ray Eames Design Philosophy

Steeped in practicality, yet brimming with Midcentury cool and bursting with technological advancements, the designs of Charles and Ray Eames were as thrilling to their post-war audiences as they are timeless today. Underpinning it all was a design philosophy with an elegantly simple and enduringly modern approach that furthered technology and created a legacy that…