Tag Archives: 1970s

fast forward 60s futurism: the series 1-2-3 panton chair for today

There is a timelessness to mid-20th century Danish design that still makes it so appealing today.  But unlike Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner who came before him, Verner Panton (1926-1998) made his mark in the 1960s and 1970s.  One of … Continue reading

orange you glad it’s tuesday

Late last week I was surfing the web, trying to get inspired and alas, I landed on a wonderful new online store called art1, the brainchild of art enthusiast Judy Finch.  From what I can see, Judy deals mostly in … Continue reading

Dancing with the incredible Willy Rizzo

Perhaps better known for his 1950s and 60s brilliant photographic portraits of bad boys like Penn, Belmondo, Picasso; saucy starlets like Monroe and Bardot; or strong sexy women like Chanel, Dietrich and Callas, during the 1970s, Willy Rizzo was the … Continue reading

Liz O’Brien’s 1970s mineral inspired furniture

What does a well-established 20th century design dealer do to grow her business?  She takes a cue from her interior designer colleagues, looks at the past and creates a select line of new furniture and accessories for today’s design craving … Continue reading