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How Well Do You Know Fifties Design?

In the arena of modern design, the bar was set by many 1950s designers, whose designs continue to have a presence in shelter magazines and the portfolios of influential interior designers. How well do you know '50s design?

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Verner Panton, who designed this Stacking Side Chair in 1959, is considered one of the most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers of which country?

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What is this sofa, designed by George Nelson in 1956, named after?

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The Series 7 Chair, which debuted in 1955, is the world's most copied chair. Who designed it?

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In a 1956 cover story in Time magazine, Eero Saarinen said he was designing a collection to "clear up the slum of legs in the U.S. home." He named it after a flower; do you know which one?

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Robin and Lucienne Day are a celebrated designer couple of the post-war era, often compared to their US contemporaries, Charles and Ray Eames. What country did they hail from?

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American designer couple Charles and Ray Eames are well-known for their mid-century furniture designs, but they also made their foray into other avenues. What did they NOT design?

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urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 7 years
Jasmin, I feel the same exact way!! I live for mid-century modern and yet I got 4 out 6 right... I guess I'm a little rusty. I was going be really upset if I missed the last question, I mean I did an entire report on Robin Day, I should probably get that one right!
jasmint jasmint 7 years
Ah, 4/6! I actually did better than I thought I would.. I do live for this stuff, but know less about it than I should.
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