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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Jean Michel Frank: Genius of French Furniture

by Carol Steffan • April 27, 2018

Described categorically by Billy Baldwin as “the last genius of French furniture”, the legacy of Jean Michel Frank has endured, now more acknowledged than ever before. An apostle of minimalism, Frank was a key figure in the Art Deco movement, and a key ambition of his was to produce ‘luxury from nothing”, often taking raw […]


Verner Panton, Master of Modern Design

by Carol Steffan • April 11, 2018

If he never produced another design than the eponymous Panton Chair, Verner Panton would still be considered a master of modern design. At once original and uncompromising, he established himself at the forefront of avant-garde furniture design through the use of strong colors and unusual and extravagant shapes, which were on the cutting edge of […]