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Eye On Design: Up 5 Chair and Up 6 Ottoman By Gaetano Pesce

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If you think this voluptuous chair and round ottoman (tethered by a thin back chord) resemble a woman giving birth, you are on to something. The chair that made Gaetano Pesce famous in 1969 (reissued in 1994), Up 5 is largely characteristic of the designer’s unique philosophy, imbuing personality into his designs through unconventional materials.

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Eye On Design: Ruché Armchair by Ligne Roset

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If your home design theme includes bold pinks, you might feel compelled to add this fabulous Ruché Armchair by Ligne Roset to your living room right away. Ruché brings together the unusual and the traditional: the name refers to a sewing technique in which fabric is gathered or pleated, usually seen as a popular decoration on clothing.
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Eye On Design: Wendell Castle, Nirvana Armchair

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Wendell Castle  (19322018) was one of America’s most important contemporary furniture makers,  with several distinct stylistic phases in his career. At first he employed both exotic and native American woods to produce furniture characterized by biomorphic forms and attenuated surrealism.

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Eye On Design: Opiary Drillium Club Chair

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With the dream of owning a huge house comes the anticipation of an expansive back yard, where you can extend your design aesthetic into your outdoor spaces with amazing furniture.  I first saw Opiary Design’s Drillium Chair at ICFF 2021; snapping a few photos and making a mental note to find out more about this exciting ‘green’ design. When I saw the chair again recently at ICFF 2022.I knew the time had come to feature it in this space, because it is just fantastic. Continue reading Eye On Design: Opiary Drillium Club Chair

Eye On Design: Amoeba Rocking Chair By Isabelle Moore

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The Amoeba Rocking Chair (aka Amoeba Rocker) is named for its continuous, concave arched organic form that evokes the amorphous, single-celled organism.

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