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Pacific Iron on the Patio

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Paul László Dining Set for Pacific Iron

Mini Modern

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Little Lustig covers
Baby Nelson
More wackiness here

Google Correlate

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Google Correlate finds search patterns which correspond with real-world trends
Mid-Century is hot
Eames is not
Eames searches by state

Alvin Lustig/The Beverly-Carlton Apartment Hotel

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Sam Reisbord was the architect and Lustig was a contributing designer. 1947-48  The Beverly Carlton - postcard
AlvinLustig.com
1949 - Life Magazine

Made in Cali

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No love for Blunk's landlord, Gordon Onslow Ford - BI
Expensive lunch, Wayne Thiebaud - $1M
Getting Funky, Robert Arneson- $20K
More here

MEXIDOT Alexander Girard

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Ray Komai / A.W. & Marion Gellor

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What's up with all the cool stuff on the 1stdibs this week?  Both of these are being offered by Metro in DC 
Ray Komai Laverne Originals Textile
F-2-G floor lamp by A.W. & Marion Geller for Heifetz Honorable mention in the 1951 MoMA Low Cost Lighting Competition

ESU 421-N

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Pretty awesome configuration. There's an awesome price to go along with it. On the dibs.

Doyle Lane Clay Assemblage

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1stdibs actually put something awesome on the 1st page that wasn't from Wyeth. This is from Reform, of course.

Jan, not Greta

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Not Grossman Grasshoppers

Pin Up

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Buy It Here

Double Wide

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VKG, Conover

June

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June Schwarcz enamels Photo by Leslie Williams

Wright: Important Design

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George Rickey- In Color
Peter Voulkos Stack Pot
This is pretty crafty for Dunbar

Big ESU

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1950's Japanese Architecture Magazines

Doyle Lane Pitcher

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Presumably, an early piece by Doyle Lane. 

Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen Organic Design Chair

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Part of the JF Chen Eames Collection
Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen Chair from the  1941 MOMA Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition. Haskelite Corporation and Heywood Wakefield were supposed to  produce the chair, but WW2 put a stop to that. The fabric is by Marli Ehram.


According to the price list,the chair was $89.50