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Mid-century Modern Australian furniture from 1940s to 1970s

May 30th, 2014

Episode 13 of 102 episodes

If you’re ever in a room full of design aficionados you might experience their passion and love for international furniture design heavyweights such as Australia's Mark Newson, the USA's modernists Charles and Ray Eames, to Hans Wegner (and the rest of the Danes), to the British. But they would also include in their list a passionate adoration for significant Australian mid-century furniture designers, including Fred Lowen, Douglas Snelling, and Grant and Mary Featherstone.