Curtis Jere // Vintage Mid Century Modern Metal Sculptures

Vintage Curtis Jere iconic mid-century sculptures are becoming increasingly popular and much sought after by collectors. The Curtis Jere wall art is equally at home in modern or traditional interiors as it ranges from enameled natural scenes to edgy metal abstract sculpture.

Curtis Jere Raindrops wall sculture

It may come as a surprise by Curtis Jere is actually not a person but the work of artists and Jerry Fels and his brother in law Curtis “Kurt” Freiler. The two founders combined pieces of their own names to create the C. Jeré signature for their company Artisan House. The company has since been sold and resold.

Curtis Jere Skyscraper floor lamps

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Victor Vasarely // The Father of Op-Art

Victor Vasarely Op Art

Victor Vasarely (1906-1997) is widely regarded as the father of Op-Art.  He is a major master of 20th century art.  His paintings are in the permanent collections of many important museums around the world.

The breakthrough brought by his kinetic visual experiments transformed the flat surface into a world of unending possibilities, book marking an era in the history of art and foreshadowing a new global reality shaped by programming and the Internet.

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Tommi Parzinger // Key creator of the hollywood regency look

Tommi Parzinger Credenza

Tommi Parzinger was a German furniture designer and painter.  He’s considered one ofthe key creators of the Hollywood Regency look.  His designs are still to this day stylish, versatile, and incredibly current.  This Studded Console is an all original, khaki lacquer set with bronze studs and solid brass hardware on walnut base. Inset two piece white glass top. Four doors open to reveal a felt-lined divided drawer and three adjustable shelves.

Tommi Parzinger Brass Cigarette Holder
Venture back in time with this Brass Cigarette Holder, it is rarely seen and considered a collectible.

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Percival Lafer // Brazilian Modernist Furniture Designer

After concluding his degree in Architecture at the Mackenzie University in São Paulo, Percival Lafer took over his father’s furniture company The Lafer Co.

Pervical Lafer Lounge Chairs

His motto, since day one, was innovation. Every design should reflect state-of-the-art technologies applied to innovative ideas. Contemporary designs intended for the mass market; every design should be different and original, therefore patented.

Pervical Lafer Coffee Table

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Poul Henningsen // Danish lighting and furniture designer PH

Poul Henningsen (1894-1967), or better known as PH, has become synonymous with Danish lighting design. However, even though he’s well known for lighting designs, he made an early move into furniture with the Spiral chair (1932), and the results were equally innovative and chic.

Poul Henningsen Artichoke Lamp

Poul Henningsen’s Artichoke Lamp designed for Louis Poulsen Lighting (1958), is composed of layers of overlapping ‘leaves’ that produce crisp, glare-free 360-degree light.  He once said, “It doesn’t cost money to light a room correctly, but it does require culture”.

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