We just completed another set of gorgeous pillows using a mid-century modern inspired designer textile pattern. It should come as no surprise how popular mid-century modern design has become to mainstream consumers. Everyone wants to have a classically designed and well built piece in their home from this era. It has become our responsibility to carefully equip you with great home accessories to fit this style and help you achieve your holistic mid-century inspired space. With this all being said we decided to show you some of our favorite mid-century modern designs along with the photos of our newest pillow set we now have offered for sale on Etsy, also be sure to search us on Facebook to see our newest inventory list with photos of more textiles we have! http://www.etsy.com/shop/simplymadespaces?ref=ss_profile
And now for the show…
The Eames Lounge Chair and ottoman, correctly titled Eames Lounge (670) and Ottoman (671) were released in 1956 after years of development by designers Charles and Ray Eames for the Herman Miller furniture company. It was the first chair the Eames designed for a high-end market. These furnishings are made of molded plywood and leather. Examples of these furnishings are part of the permanent collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
The Tulip chair was designed for the Knoll company of New York City primarily as a chair to match the complementary dining table. The chair has the smooth lines of modernism and is experimental with materials, and is considered a classic of industrial design.
George Nelson, Edward Wormley, Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, Charles Eames and Jens Risom Playboy Magazine, July 1961.
This chair, of simple wood construction using surplus military webbing, was designed by Jens Risom for Hans Knoll, before Risom entered the Army during World War II. It was the basis for Knoll’s first line of products introduced in 1942, virtually the only modern furniture available during the war in the US, and was patented in 1945.
Miller House in Palm Springs California, 1937.
Our gorgeous mid-century inspired pillow set.