Designer Spotlight: Frank Lloyd Wright

One of the most widely renowned architects of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright believed that architects should design the house as well as the furniture inside it. His works were uniquely designed as part of the aesthetics for the homes he built.

Designer Spotlight: Milo Baughman

Milo Baughman is the father of the California Modern aesthetic. He is most well known for his collaboration with Thayer Coggin, a manufacturer in North Carolina, that continues to produce his furniture to this day.

Designer Spotlight: George Nakashima

George Nakashima changed the way that many designers worked with wood. He believed that wooden furniture takes on a life of its own, and encouraged designers to have more direct contact with the natural materials they use.

Brand Spotlight: Baker Furniture

Established in 1890, Baker Furniture remains one of the highest quality furniture production companies in the industry with affiliated designers including Barbara Barry, Finn Juhl, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, and Michael Taylor.

Designer Spotlight: Edward Wormley

Much of Edward Wormley’s work is a modern interpretation of traditional form. His pieces were the subject of many exhibits during the 1950s, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Boston Museum of Art.

Designer Spotlight: Gustav Stickley

The father of Craftsman furniture, Gustav Stickley is best known today as a designer of straightforward furniture. He marketed his collections with the words “Als Ik Kan,” meaning “to the best of my ability.”

Designer Spotlight: Paul McCobb

Paul McCobb’s work is characterized by thin lines, simplicity of form and lightness. He is widely considered responsible for introducing mid-century modern design into middle class American households.