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Design Oct 24, 2008

Miniature Eames Arm Chair by Vitra

A longstanding affinity for Vitra miniatures was reignited today by the daily MOSS update. Not really cost effective (one can find a full size example cheaper), the Vitra miniatures collection nonetheless allows for a comprehensive… Read more
Furniture Sep 16, 2008

Vitra Cork Stools

There is probably a pretty good correlation between drinking a great glass of wine and having a great idea. At the very least, using eco-friendly cork in furniture design makes good sense. Vitra has combined both this second premise and… Read more
Design Jun 11, 2008

George Nelson Turbine Clock

Vitra is reviving George Nelson’s Turbine clock. Powered by a single battery the clock was first released in 1957. Nelson was one of the founding forces in American Modernism. He was born in Hartford, CT, and spent the majority of … Read more
Furniture Jun 3, 2008

Rocking Stool

Isamu Noguchi sought to make sculpture useful. His furniture designs play into this mission. They rely on biomorphic imagery, and build a sense of cohesion with his other art work. Noguchi worked on furniture primarily during the 1940s… Read more
Furniture May 29, 2008

Sori Yanagi Elephant Stool

Designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi, the Elephant stool by Vitra is high design at a moderate price. Additionally, it is one of the most important pieces of post-war Japanese design. Nothing beats a stool for extra seating, or if … Read more
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