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Danish designers Peter Hvidt (1916-1986) and Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen (1907-1993) worked together between 1944 and 1975. .During their collaborative years, they developed pioneering furniture sets and embarked on architectural projects which still define Scandinavian furniture stylings and Nordic design know-how into the present day.

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21 Aug 2015 13:11:50 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

Recent years have seen a heightened interest in the life and works of Adrian Pearsall, a seemingly little-known mid-century modern furniture designer, enthusiastic yachtsman and philanthropist. Pearsall’s catalogue of work is extensive, and as he allowed time for custom work that was shipped worldwide, constructing a complete list of all of his truly inspired designs is almost impossible.

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13 Aug 2015 12:24:26 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

George Nelson, one of the godfathers of American Modernism and a designer of some of the most iconic mid-century furniture, also put his name to an intriguing series of wall and table clocks for the Howard Miller Clock Company. With the help of his studio, George Nelson Associates, Inc., over 150 now-classic clocks were produced.

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31 Jul 2015 12:44:38 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

Researching mid-century modern design often turns up intriguing stories that read like the greatest noir mysteries. In its heyday, bathed in cigarette smoke, Mad Men-esque office politics and liquid lunch-fueled moments of creative genius, it was also an arena of misattribution, talent poaching and court cases.

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23 Jul 2015 12:44:31 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,
Curtis Jeré Artisan House and its awesome sculptural works, have become synonymous with mid-century design and contemporary modernist settings. Similarly, it is known for large-scale, ambitious, gallery-quality works of art.Read More
16 Jul 2015 12:44:09 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,
Børge Mogensen is remembered as one of the most important among a generation of visionary furniture designers who helped further the now-renowned concept of Danish design internationally. Alongside colleagues such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner, Mogensen nurtured international respect for Danish furniture craftsmanship, and his simple and functional designs have enjoyed worldwide demand for more than half a century.Read More
29 Jun 2015 12:11:06 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

Danish design visionary, Poul Kjærholm developed a style borne from a combination of unshakeable ideals and a heightened sense of form and industrial dimension, which he sought to idealise throughout his work. He is one of the most fondly remembered Danish mid-century furniture design masters.

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19 Jun 2015 16:03:49 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

Referred to as “legendary” and a “pioneer of Swedish glass art”, Vicke Lindstrand’s name has become synonymous with beautiful glassware that is now a sought-after and revered example of Scandinavian mid-century design.

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15 Jun 2015 12:51:36 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

Swedish ceramicist Gunnar Nylund is best known as one of the legendary Rörstrand pottery factory’s most prolific ceramic designers. Europe’s largest stoneware fountain, the ‘Scanisarius’, in Sweden, also bears his name and museums worldwide have scrambled to acquire some of his more rare and monumental pieces.

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11 Jun 2015 14:13:14 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

Architect, interior designer and planner, Warren Platner produced a furniture collection that has proved to be a continuing icon of 1960s Modernism. He is also famed with designing several prominent interiors in New York, including headquarter offices for the Ford Foundation building and the original Windows on the World restaurant, atop the World Trade Centre.

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8 Jun 2015 11:07:17 By Donncha Breen Mid-Century Furniture,

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