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Furniture design

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Ken Isaacs with Reel to Reel at Living Structure Table

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Identifier: 202101_80_14_04

Living Structure party scene at Cranbrook

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Identifier: 202101_66_24_04

Negative print of Living Structure #67 drawing

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Identifier: 202101_03_22_01

News Clippings, 1961-1983 (inclusive), undated

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains selected documentation of Florence Knoll Bassett's life and work, mainly in two books that she created for that purpose (1932-1990). The Florence Knoll Bassett book is written in her own words and comprises "the summary of my life and career that began in Kingswood-Cranbrook," demonstrating "the importance of my relationship with the Saarinen Family." The second book of selected publications sets her work "in order of time and subject to indicate how events...
Dates: 1961-1983 (inclusive), undated

Ralph Rapson Papers

Identifier: 2012-01
Abstract Ralph Rapson, born on September 13, 1914, in Alma, Michigan, won a scholarship to the University of Michigan's College of Architecture in 1935. Admitted to the Phi Kappa Phi Society in 1938, he was encouraged to apply for the George G. Booth Travelling Fellowship in Architecture. He did not receive the fellowship but his submission impressed Eliel Saarinen, who offered Rapson a scholarship to attend the Academy of Art, where he helped Saarinen on a planning project for the State Capitol...
Dates: 1935 - 1954

Eero Saarinen Related Materials

Identifier: 2006-14
Abstract Architect Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) attended Yale School of Architecture from 1930-1934 and became successful in architectural work, first with his father and brother-in-law, J. Robert F. Swanson, then with his own architectural office, Eero Saarinen & Associates. This is an artificial collection consisting of documents and publications related to projects designed primarily by Eero Saarinen, including those designed with Eliel Saarinen and J. Robert F. Swanson. Most of the material has...
Dates: 1919 - 1971

Astrid Sampe Collection of Eero Saarinen Correspondence

Identifier: 1995-87
Abstract Astrid Sampe studied at the Higher Industrial Art School of Stockholm and as an exchange student at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Her career spanned many decades starting in 1935, and encompassed being head of Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), being appointed "Royal Designer, Hon.RDI of the Royal Society of Arts and, in 1951, wove the first fiberglass fabrics. This collection comprises correspondence reflecting the romantic attachment between Eero Saarinen and Astrid Sampe, as well as her role...
Dates: 1948 - 1960

Sketches of 2x2 work stations

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Identifier: 202101_39_02_20

Swanson Associates, Inc. Records

Identifier: 2009-01
Abstract Swanson Associates, Inc., an architectural and planning firm that incorporated interior design, was established in 1947 by J. Robert F. Swanson and Pipsan Saarinen Swanson. In December 1965, it split into two affiliated companies, Swanson Associates, Inc., and Countryside Investment Corporation, which managed rental and investment assets. Pipsan was its director and the Swanson family owned its stock. In 1973, Ludwig Jorgensen negotiated the purchase of the Lone Pine Inn from the Cranbrook...
Dates: 1924 - 1982