Interior Design 

The iconic Charles Eames DAR Chair

When you think of iconic furniture designers, for most people, one of the first names that will spring to mind is that of Charles Eames. The American designer, born in 1907, was one of the 20th century‚Äôs most celebrated and revered designers of furniture and he was responsible for crafting some of the most recognisable and sought after pieces of designer furniture of his generation. Charles Eames was responsible for countless pieces of designer furniture but he paid particularly close attention to affordable furniture design. One of the most iconic…

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Ward Jenkins – a friend of Mid-Century

One of my favorite folks I “met” (virtually of course) in the world of Mid Century is Ward Jenkins. He’s featured this month as “Flip Animations” featured Artist. Not only is he a really cool artist (with a graffiti background – which I love) but he’s a huge mid-century fan. I’ve read his blog for ages – and he has an awesome Flickr group for Retro Teen art and Retro Kid – both of which have some of the most awesome collection of mid-century illustrations anywhere. He quite often researches…

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