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11:00 am

Watch | Jens Risom in Conversation

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Jens Risom, Danish Don. At 95 he’s the last remaining member of Playboy’s much reblogged 1961 ‘Furniture Design Pin-Ups’ image, along with the usual suspects – Eero Saarinen, Charles Eames, George Nelson and Co. One of the greats, his is…

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Monday, January 30th, 2012

2:00 pm

1950′s Porsche Advertisements

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Yeah yeah, we know, 1950s design this, midcentury that. Try as you might you can’t avoid it. However, there’s no question that things just tended to look pretty slick back then and it’s testament to this golden era that much of…

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Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

12:00 pm

Alexander Girard’s Personal Photo Collection

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Nowness displays the personal photo collection of designer Alexander Girard. Featuring family and friends on their travels, these vacation snaps have clearly been taken with a creative eye. Born in NYC, raised in Florence, Alexander travelled extensively throughout his life,…

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