DESIGNERS

Gilbert Rohde | Pioneer of Modern Design

Gilbert Rohde whose career as a furniture and industrial designer helped define American modernism is considered one of the Pioneers of Modern Design. This is a gorgeous 1930‘s American Modernist Art Deco Chair.Gilbert Rohde Moderne ClockStreamline Art Deco Clock designed for the Herman Miller Clock Company, circa 1933, was made for and exhibited at the 1933 World’s Fair.  It is considered one of the icons of American Art Deco Designed.

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Harry Bertoia – Diamonds are Forever…

Harry Bertoia, was an Italian-born artist, sound art sculptor, and modern furniture designer.
Harry Bertoia Diamond Chair

The Harry Bertoia diamond chair has become one of the most pop types of seating added to living rooms around the country.

Harry Bertoia Spray Sculpture

Graceful long stainless steel wires gathered into a thick stainless steel 6” square base, wires delicately draping outwards forming a tall spray effect.  This is a wonderful piece of art.

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Brazilian furniture pioneer Joaquim Tenreiro

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Joaquim Tenreiro (1906-1992) is the pioneer of Modernist Brazilian furniture making. Born in Portugal to a family with a great tradition in furniture making, he moved to Brazil in 1928 at the age of 22.  The Cadeira Chair displayed here is one of his most popular designs.

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This iconic coffee table is made of jacaranda veneer and dark green tainted glass.

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