Posts Tagged with “mid-century”

Made In Italy

Why does the UK get all the great design exhibits? Damn it all to hell! If you’re in London this Friday and Saturday, you’re going to want to check this one out.

Paper company Fedrigoni has partnered with design studio SEA, and Aiap to bring us Made In Italy, an exhibition and limited edition booklet celebrating mid-century Italian graphic design. Made In Italy will feature work from Giancarlo Iliprandi, Franco Grignani, Heinz Waibl, Mario Dagrada, Mimmo Catellano, and more.

The exhibit will be open from Friday, June 12th to Saturday, June 13th at Protein: Studio 2 gallery in London.

You can purchase tickets to the event from here.

Made In Italy

Made In Italy

Made In Italy

Made In Italy

Made In Italy

Made In Italy

Eichler Homes

Darren Bradley

Darren Bradley

Eichler Homes was a company, by visionary Joseph Eichler, that built over 11,000 Mid-Century modern homes in California between 1950 and 1974. Eichler was responsible for bringing modern architecture to middle-class Americans. Eichler Homes commissioned some of the most prominent modern architects of the time including Anshen & Allen, Claude Oakland & Associates, Jones & Emmons, A. Quincy Jones, and Raphael Soriano.

The photos above were taken by Darren Bradley and are part of a collection of Eichler Homes that he’s photographed. Also, be sure to check out his other Flickr collections.

DC09 Chair

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A beautiful Danish inspired wooden chair by Inoda+Sveje. I’ll take six, please.

Jens Risom Furniture

Jens Risom

Beautiful furniture designed by Danish designer, Jens Risom. Great lines and craft in his collection. He’s one of the classic designers of the Mid-Century movement.

Via OEN

Mid-Century Knoll Ads

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This exceptional Flickr set of vintage ads contains a few Knoll ads from the 50s and 60s that are utterly perfect.

Via Monoscope