The playful marshmallow couch is one of the most statement-making pieces of the midcentury era.
The Finnish designer's pared-down yet undeniably beautiful tulip table reduced what Saairinen called the "clutter" of traditional tables, making the base and underside as worthy of admiration as the sleek circular top.
The egg chair, designed by Arne Jacobson for Copenhagen's SAS Royal Hotel in 1958, is a biomorphic thing of beauty: It tilts and swivels to suit a range of human activity, while its sculptural soft upholstery keeps comfort front and center.
Charles and Ray Eames developed their molded fiberglass chair as part of a postwar "low cost" furniture design challenge. Available with arms or a wood rocking base and in a bright range of colors, the versatile chair is a simple, comfortable addition to virtually any room.
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