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  • Wright auction results: Nakashima, Nelson, Prouvé

     
    The results are in from the Important Design sale last week at the Chicago auction house Wright. We previewed some of the lots earlier. Here are some of the more notable bids, starting with: George Nakashima's 1958 walnut-framed Origins lounge chair and...
  • The Deal: Knoll classics go on sale Friday

     
    Constructed of simple woods and natural cotton webbing, Jens Risom's 1941 lounge chair for Knoll is a design classic, inspiring knock-offs by manufacturers such as Ikea. Beginning Friday, those in the market for a designer original can get 15% off the...
  • Architectural delights

    In this affluent suburb, 25 miles northwest of Detroit's battered downtown, there lies an extraordinary oasis of art and architecture, one whose origins have a direct link to Chicago. This place is called Cranbrook, and it is well worth a visit,...
  • House as art, dig?

    Josh Agle, the artist popularly known as Shag, doesn't just draw from life. He paints from his living room. Using the architecture and interior design of his own home, he creates the candy-colored, acrylic-on-Masonite works that have made him an art world...
  • Modernism, take 2: tweaking the cliché

    When people think of Palm Springs, says Mark Davis, owner of the city's first store devoted to midcentury Modernism, they picture a butterfly roof house, a rock fireplace, the classic 1956 Eames lounge chair, the Nelson bubble lamps. What they no...