Back in the mid-1900s, the United States sought to reinvent it cultural and international exhibition on a worldwide scale, and the most ambitious result of this was the debut of the now defunct World’s Fair. A showcase of designs from numerous countries, its history is now influencing a new exhibit at the Museum of Design in Downtown Atlanta.
The Make-Believe America exhibit is like talking a walk through the history of design. The exhibit showcases major influences by various major cities and how they influenced America, including Moscow and Montreal, among many others. The exhibit also prominently features the work of many names that have contributed to modern design furniture, including innovators like Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson.
Husband and wife team Charles and Ray Eames were American designers who contributed extensively to modern architecture and furniture. One of their most famous works is the Eames Lounge Chair introduced in 1956 which is still sold and manufactured to this day. American industrial designer George Nelson was responsible for many of the most iconic modernist furniture during the 20th century including the “Coconut Chair”.
The Make-Believe America exhibit is currently open through June 12.
This update is provided by CA Modern Home, offering an extensive selection of modern home furniture by respected brands and designers like those under the Herman Miller brand, including Charles & Ray Eames. Call us at 1-800-605-1859 for any sales inquiries or more information on furniture by Eames, George Nelson, and the many other iconic designers.
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