Monday, August 15, 2011

Economic Elegance

George Hoyningen Huene, Lee Miller Wearing Yraide Sailcloth Overalls via Stylophile

There is something simply elegant about Lee Miller and, a product of her environment, the simplicity of favored design in the 30's and early 40's....something machine was still something softly curved or elegantly angled. Economy and elegance were synonymous:

Brushed Aluminum Table Lamp

Warren MacArthur Biltmore Sofa sold at Phillips de Pury and Company

Wharton Esherick Woodblock on Rice Paper via Liveauctioneers

Sylvia Stave Cocktail Shaker via Artnet

Lee Miller via Nothing Elegant

Walter Von Nessen lamp sold at Rago


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