Back in 1941, Danish designer Jens Risom created
an exclusive collection for Knoll. Today, the entire collection, including the suave looking Risom Lounge Chair's unique and modern design is just as relevant as ever. Working a lot with wood, ...
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2006, the Eames
Lounge Chair is considered among the most significant and collectible furniture designs of the 20th century. The rich veneer and supple leather suggest old fashioned luxury translated into modern forms, setting an ...
It is rare for a nearly transparent design
to have such presence, but noted architect Ralph Rapson achieved exactly that with the Dwell Lounge Chair. With a skillful union of mesh and steel, with silver or satin black powder coating, ...
Casual pieces are simple in
design and usually in a lighter
wood. Very few decorative
details, except possibly some
Mission/Shaker pieces are mostly
constructed of wood and feature
vertical slats, either on the
arms or back. Very simple in
Modern pieces are often marked
by clean lines, smooth accents
(glass, stainless steel), and
new concepts such as space age,
curved metal, and an updated
Traditional pieces typically
feature curved lines, decorative
details, carved details, and are
often made from darker woods.
Transitional pieces combine
modern and traditional elements.
They often feature straight
lines and sharp angles, but the
overall design does not stray
too far away from traditional
Cottage style pieces often
feature exposed wood in white
finish, or are slipcovered.
Rustic/Lodge pieces have a
rugged look and may have natural