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How comfortable is the Womb Chair, actually?

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Aug 7th 2020

Eero Saarinen designed the Womb Chair in 1946 after a brief meeting with Florence Knoll at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. According to history, she told him that she wanted a chair that she could ju … read more
Sigmund Freud and the Chesterfield Loveseat

Sigmund Freud and the Chesterfield Loveseat

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 25th 2019

Did you know one of the most iconic users of a Chesterfield Loveseat was no other than Sigmund Freud, the man behind psychoanalysis?Sigmund Freud was a pioneer in groundbreaking mental therapy. He wou … read more
Designer of the Week - Alvar Aalto

Designer of the Week - Alvar Aalto

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 21st 2019

After 20 DOTW articles, we were looking to do a little of a return to form. The more recent articles were longer, wodier, and featured both big and not-so-big names in the mid-century furniture indust … read more
Designer of the Week: Robin Day

Designer of the Week: Robin Day

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 17th 2019

Mr. Robin Day, OBE, and a Fellow of the British Royal Chartered Society of Designers, was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England in 1915. Along with his wife, Lucienne Day (a renowned Britis … read more
Designer of the week: Gerrit Rietveld

Designer of the week: Gerrit Rietveld

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 15th 2019

The Dutch were always a very influential part of the Scandinavian Modern movement, if not the most important, as many would argue. From those influential designers, Gerrit Thomas Rietveld stands for … read more