Fong Brothers Designs – As modern today as they were 50 years ago

Fong Brothers Lotus Lounge Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This vintage Tropi-Cal/Fong Brothers’ design circa 1966 is a perfect example of their amazing work.  It has a stainless steel frame with woven resin wicker.  This furniture is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current incarnation — a blend of worldly inspirations that includes Asian minimalism, South Seas handicrafts and streamlined L.A. casual — is fast becoming a national trend.

Fong Brothers Lotus Outdoor Round Coffee Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Lotus Outdoor Round Coffee Table Circa 1960’s can be used indoors and outdoors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This pair of shield-back fan armchairs are woven rattan over painted steel frame.  Miller Fong’s Designs exemplifies the “palpable sense of delight in the way of life of the Southern California country,” as Moore put it, was Danny Ho Fong, owner of Tropi-Cal, established in 1952.

Fong Brothers Wave Outdoor Chaise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The wave outdoor chaise shows Fong Brothers Designs functional beauty at its best.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Several pieces like this parsons tuxedo lounge chair, were selected for each California Design exhibition.

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