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HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARNE JACOBSEN

February 10, 2016
Arne Jacobsen Series 7 chair colorful stacking side chair Tal R colors fritz hansen balloons

February 11th, 2016 marks the 114th anniversary of Arne Jacobsen’s birth. An icon of Danish furniture design, Jacobsen embodied the spirit of simple, functional elegance that defined the movement now known as Danish mid century modernism. Arne Jacobsen was first and foremost an architect, and he used that skill to create a catalog of groundbreaking product designs including [...]

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INTRODUCING: Rud Rasmussen

July 29, 2015
Rud Rasmussen shop denmark midcentury modern furniture showroom

SUITE NY is pleased to announce our newest collection, Rud. Rasmussen. Denmark’s oldest cabinet and furniture making workshop, Rud. Rasmussen has produced exceptional Danish furniture since 1869. The company’s ability to combine centuries-old traditions with modern techniques has drawn generations of visionary designers, including grandfather of modern Danish design Kaare Klint, to entrust Rud. Rasmussen with their works. [...]

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GERRIT RIETVELD at SUITE NY

March 25, 2015
Gerrit Rietveld, Berlin Chair, Suite NY, Spectrum, modern design, geometric Design, The Netherlands

In 2014, Dutch manufacturer Spectrum merged with Rietveld Originals, a company launched 10 years ago by the grandsons of famed mid-century architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld. Through Spectrum, three Rietveld pieces are now available to the international market: the iconic Berlin chair, the newly relaunched Spectrum merged with Rietveld Originals, a company launched 10 years ago by the grandsons of famed mid-century architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld. Through Spectrum, three Rietveld pieces are now available to the international market: the iconic Berlin chair, the newly relaunched []

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REMEMBERING CASTIGLIONI & MANGIAROTTI

February 25, 2015
Angelo Mangiarotti, Achille Castiglioni, italian designers, midcentury italian design, famous furniture designers, De padova, vistosi, agapecasa

February 26th was the birthday of not one but two legendary Italian designers, Achille Castiglioni and Angelo Mangiarotti. Born eleven years apart, both designers were raised in Milan, graduated from the illustrious Architecture School at Milan’s Polytechnic University, and spent their careers living and working in their hometown. Castiglioni and Mangiarotti are [...]

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INTRODUCING OVALIA

January 07, 2015
OVALIA CHAIR, Ovalia Egg Chair, Egg Chair, THOR-LARSEN, Orange chair, Red Chair, orange, red, Henrik Thor Larsen, Hanne Thor Larsen

In 1996, Hollywood set designers began sourcing a unique and futuristic chair to use on the set of a new summer blockbuster: Men In Black. The chair they chose was a highly collectible mid-century design created in 1968 by a young, hot-shot Danish auto designer named Henrik Thor-Larsen. The request for six Ovalia Chairs for a scene [...]

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INTRODUCING: Smilow Furniture

May 14, 2014
Mel Smilow modern Rail Back Lounge Chair sold at SUITENY.COM

SUITE NY carries a highly curated collection of modern furniture and accessories from a variety of renowned global manufacturers, boutique luxury brands and fine artisans. In short, we don’t just take in designs from anyone off the street. That said, when Judy Smilow (daughter of the late furniture designer, Mel Smilow) stopped in one day to check out the [...]

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