Elon Musk is sitting on our yellow Cy Mann armchair and Enda Kenny (the former Irish Prime Minister) is sitting on our Milo Baughman lounge chair with Jack Lenor Larsen fabric.
The Erwin-Lambeth Furniture company was based in Thomasville, North Carolina, USA. It was a family run business which had it’s origins dating back as far as 1901. Originally the Lambeth family started the Standard Chair Company. Following the death of James Erwin Lambeth Snr in 1947, his son James Erwin Lambeth Jnr and his wife
De Sede never had it so good. Digging through our archives we found Rhianna lounging on one of our sofas. Styled by Jenny Oman along with set decorator Kevin Downey, the Armani jeans Spring/Summer 2012 campaign was shot in Dublin. It caused a bit of a storm back in late 2012 and was all over
The wonderful thing about our furniture is that the design, quality and craftsmanship is matched by it’s history. Every piece we sell has a story. Some of those stories we know, some we may find out over time and some may stay mysteriously hidden. But, the story is there, woven into the DNA of each and every piece.
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. One such research session into George Mulhauser turned up
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.