DESIGN HISTORY

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DESIGN HISTORY

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American Bar, Kärntner Strasse, Vienna. Adolf Loos 1908

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Sir John Soane's house, London

Sir John Soane's Museum

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Paul Poiret, Dining room, 1913. Paris. From magazine Kunst & Dekoration. Via University of Heidelberg.

Paul Poiret, Dining room, 1913. Paris. From...

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Josef Hofmann, Textile design 6015, 1906

Josef Hoffmann Interiors at Neue Galerie

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Walter Gropius House - 1938

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Guest House. Fallingwater. Frank Lloyd Wright. 1936-1939, Bear Run, Pennsylvania

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Jean Royere theater for the Shah of Iran ca.1958

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Rare Sculptural Wing Back Shepherd's Chair. c. 1770

Furniture - Archive - Robert Young Antiques

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Kanjiro Kawai’s house. Built in 1937, and now a museum in Kyoto, Japan. Kanjiro Kawai is a renowned Japanese potter. Photography by Takashi Yagi on Flickr

The Kimono Gallery

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Aalto University, Finland, Ilmari Tapiovaara

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A series of steps lead to a window that could be opened to check the weather or look at the stars with a telescope.

See Monticello's Previously Off-Limits Floors For the First Time

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The Glass House by Philip Johnson in New Canaan Connecticut

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Vintage postcard from 1952 of a serpentine wall. According to the article: "Jefferson realized that by building a wall that curves, one uses 25% fewer bricks as compared to a straight wall. The curved wall can support itself while being only one brick thick instead of two."

CvilleDave: Serpentine Wall at UVa, 1952

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Mongiardino's tented room

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Jacques Doucet’s studio at Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine, picture ca. 1920´s. The red small laquered desk by Eileen Gray

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Napoleon’s bedroom at Château de la Malmaison, France

It's a beautiful world

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Penner House by Paulette T Frankl, 1938

Dreamy Vanities

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Black Thonet chairs

More Black Thonet Chairs

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Thonet patented a process of bending under heat several layers of wood veneer glued together and laminated.and used the new material to create curved back-rails and legs on chairs, contoured headboards for beds and scrolled arms for sofas.

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Russel Wright Home, Garrison, NY

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Empress Joséphine's Bedroom at the Château de Malmaison

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Abbeville, by John Ruskin [1852]

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Vanessa Bell cupboard door at Charleston

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Concorde interior, Andree Putman

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Munari Apartment in Venice, 1985, by Ettore Sottsass

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