What is an icon? Something that stands the test of time, something that is immediately recognizable as one the best representations of its particular category. In this case, we’re focusing on side chairs. There’s a lot of competition in this category, so it takes a bit more to stand out as an icon. But we think the following 10 modern side chairs do so with ease.
When it comes to our homes, trends can quickly come and go—but great design withstands the ebb and flow of fashion and fancy.
Post-World War II brought on massive change for the U.S., especially when it came to design. With the economy booming, America began to take on a new shape within the home and the office. The latter was due largely to the contributions of one woman. Opulent offices became a thing of the past after Florence Knoll stepped in to change the modern workspace.
This year marks a century for Florence Knoll herself, and in celebration, Knoll is rolling out new designs inspired by the original Florence Knoll Lounge Collection. Capturing the essence of her iconic designs, Knoll is updating the collection to meet the needs of today’s modern home.
Richard Sapper passed away last year on December 31st, 2015. He was 83 years old and left behind him a legacy of industrial design. In remembrance of Sapper and the mark he left on the world of design, we’re taking a look at some of his most prominent designs. Join us as we honor the life and legacy of Richard Sapper.
If someone told me years ago that I would have been gold obsessed, I would have strongly disagreed. Gone are the days of tacky gold, and I’m whistling a different tune. Today, modern gold is nothing but sophistication and class. In honor of my transition from gold hater to gold lover, I wanted to share a collection of tasteful modern gold accents and lighting.
Marble is a luxurious material; its cool, smooth surface carries a unique beauty that has a voice of its own, and Knoll knows a thing or two about working with this highly sought after stone. For over 50 years, Knoll has been working alongside master craftsmen to create breathtaking and timeless pieces topped with marble. From the quarry to you, this is the story of Knoll Marble Classics and five of our favorites.
The fresh look of the causal modern California style bungalow is a blend of clean mid-century designs, with a minimal aesthetic, and a touch of chic. Here are 5 ways to get that summery, laid-back California vibe in your home year round even if you’re miles away from the West Coast.