Oh good lord Frank Roop knows how to design a room. Based out of Boston, this guy looks more like he's time-traveled directly from 1960s New York and Don Draper is his best friend.
While writing a post for another website, we heard someone refer to a designer as an "unsung hero" of the design world and design history. We really liked that idea.
We LOVE the contemporary designer we're profiling today.
Carl Aubock was a major player in the Mid-Century Modern scene and also a huge modernism influence from his home country of Austria.
Austria isn't always the first country on a list of the most influential countries in modernism, but they certainly contributed greatly to the modern design movement.
Isamu Noguchi's span of influence over American culture and modern furniture design in the Mid-Century was evident and strong, so it wasn't difficult to choose a furniture piece that perfectly represe
We're not sure how we've managed to ignore the great and influential work of Isamu Noguchi here on the Swank Lighting blog before, but we're definitely going to fix that today.
Yesterday's designer influence wasn't a new name to us; we had heard Carlo Scarpa mentioned as a great Italian architect.
Our last few Contemporary Designer Profiles have been a bit on the traditional and classic side, so let's switch to something entirely different, shall we?
You know how in almost every scary movie there's that scene where the main character is staring into their medicine cabinet mirror, opens it to grab something, and then when they close it comes face t