The Nelson End Table (1954) reflects the clean
lines and pleasing balance of style and function that characterize all of George Nelson's furniture creations. The round end table is a spot for flowers, a small lamp, a phone, an alarm ...
George Nelson began his design for what became
the Swag Leg Group with the simple desire to create furniture with a sculptured leg. Beyond beauty, he sought practicality, insisting that the legs be made of metal, machine formed and pre ...
To create this simple, lightweight table, Charles and
Ray Eames applied the same breakthrough technology that led to their invention of the famous molded plywood chairs. The table's round, slightly indented top and gently curved legs are shaped by sandwiching ...
This style bridges the gap
between traditional and modern.
Pieces feature softened and
rounded lines as opposed to the
stark lines seen in modern
design. Simple and clean lines
with smooth surfaces without any
carving or adornment. Color
palette relies heavily on brown,
taupe, cream and pure white.
sleek with clean lines.
Generally incorporates high
gloss using whites, greys, and
blacks. A focus on geometry and
angular shapes is a hallmark of
modern design. Glass and leather
is also seen a lot with modern
Traditional style furniture
tends to look heavy with an
heirloom type quality. Common
wood tones are darker shades of
mahogany and walnut. Traditional
style tends to feature pieces
with tufted cushions and