• Sam Bowker

    Chippendale chairs in the "Cupid's Bow" form (original site describes others)

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Room recreation from Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design, featuring designs by Gerard Doubé, Grant Featherston, Clement Meadmore and RiteLite, with painting by John Brack and ceramic by Stacha Halpern. Photo – Brooke Holm. Via The Design Files

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Zaha Hadid, Ben van Berkel and more design 3D-printed shoes for United Nude.

Erich Dieckmann, Bauhaus; development design of a metal tube chair

Art Deco Teapot, 1938.

An Aesthetic Movement ebonised low armchair, in the manner of E. W. Godwin, circa 1870, with a padded central back, slatted supports, open arms above a padded seat, fronted by turned legs, caps and castors, 71cm high, 50cm wide, 55cm deep

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Christie's auction link - "An important Louis XV Savonnerie carpet", circa 1740-1760.

Good podcast from ABC Radio National about Australian design for Homes. "Open-plan living and the blurring of the inside and outside are design styles that have changed the way we live in Australia. These ideas, once radical concepts, found their origins in the early designs of Australian architects Harry Seidler and Robin Boyd, as Janne Ryan and Fenella Kernebone write."

Walnut Bench/Sofa by Brown Saltman, 1950s.

Eames Chairs

Image by Akiyoshi Kitaoka - for reference in "Op Art" lecture. "In this perceptual illusion, regions of the image in peripheral vision appear to be in motion. In fact, the entire image is static."

Geometric, Vogue, 1967

Attribué à Nicolas SAGEOT, (1666-1731) reçu maître en 1706. Époque Louis XIV H 80, L 131, P 71 cm Jean Bérain (1639-1711), « Dessinateur des Menus Plaisirs du Roi ». Un tel décor se rapproche fortement d'un bureau réalisé par Nicolas Sageot (1666 - 1731), illustre représentant de la marqueterie Boulle au tout début du XVIII° siècle (Musée du Petit Palais). Nous pouvons situer les débuts de Nicolas Sageot aux environs de 1690. Nous savons que dès 1698 son atelier €130,000 - €150,000

CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN BONBONNIER AND COVER - Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches | Invaluable

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1904 ANTIC FURNITURE - Egyptian, Roman houses - Vintage French dictionary Illustration. $9.00, via Etsy.

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An impressive gilt and carved wood Gothic revival mirror, French, 19th century. 166 x 89cm

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