Lalique up close at Heritage Auctions

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Starting tomorrow, December 5, New Yorkers will have a chance to see up close over one hundred examples of art glass by René Lalique—one of the leading names in the decorative arts—when Heritage Auctions begins the preview for its inaugural 20th century design auction in Manhattan. For those that can’t make the sale in person, we’ve gathered a slideshow of …

Celebrating the Straight Chair: A conversation with Mira Nakashima

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An exhibition on view through June 6, George Nakashima and Knoll: The Making of an Object, at the Design Center at Philadelphia University explores the history of a single chair designed by George Nakashima. Named the Straight-Back Chair or simply the Straight Chair, it was among the few designs that Nakashima, known for his handcrafted studio furniture, allowed to be …