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In the 19th century the U.S. averaged one conflagration—a fire causing more than $1 million worth of property damage—per year. Large fires in the early 20th century destroyed large portions of...
11. "The City Unburnable." The National Fireproofing Company; Pittsburgh, PA; 1906.
Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra was founded by Willi and Erika Fehlbaum in 1957, producing classic designs by Charles & Ray Eames, George Nelson, Alexander Girard and Isamu Noguchi. Charles...
01. [Catalog]. Vitra; Birsfelden, Switzerland; 1993.
Structural glass includes many common products such as glass building blocks, reinforced plate glass, and pigmented structural glass (such as “Carrara”). Pigmented structural glass was...
01. "Carrara: The Modern Structural Glass" [sample case]. Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company; Pittsburgh, PA; 1941.
Plankweld—a laminated plywood promoted as “real wood paneling” that you “can install… yourself” without the use of nails or power tools—was one of many such mass-produced...
02. "Weldwood Prefinished Plankweld." United States Plywood Corporation; Seattle, WA; 1955.
Knoll Associates was founded in 1946 by Hans and Florence (née Schust) Knoll, both of whom had a background in design. Hans’ father, Walter, was a German modern furniture manufacturer who had...
02. [Catalog]. Knoll, Inc.  East Greenville, PA; 2004.
The Maharam Fabric Corporation was founded, inauspiciously, in 1902, from the wheels of Louis Maharam’s Lower East Side pushcart. Making their mark first in the “costume parade” of...
04. "Maharam Upholstery: High Performance 3" Davis Furniture Industries, Inc.; High Point, NC; 2007.
Fireplaces and mantels harken back to one of humankind’s earliest and most indispensible rituals: the fire gathering. Moving indoors, it evolved into the hearths of medieval Europe, and then...
01c. "Lorenzen Wood Mantels Tiles Mosaics and Consols." Charles F. Lorenzen & Company; Chicago, IL; c.1902-1903.
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“An Original Adam Mantel Showing Ornament Designed By Pergolesi.” Arthur Todhunter; New York, NY; c.1917.
“Hob Grates Old and New.”...
01a. Miscellaneous Mantels
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