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New Graham & Brown wallpaper available at Design Public. The lamp is an FL/Y by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell. I have the blue one in my living room. I’ll have to do a special post on this classic soon.
Ohhhhh, I really want your blue FL/Y lamp. I think I lilke the blue one better than the yellow.
Love that wallpaper and Ms. Hulanicki! I got to meet her at the Graham & Brown booth at the ICFF this spring, which was totally awesome.
I wonder what’s the source for the pillow?
Wow, we used to have this exact chandelier while growing up in the 60s–70s. Wish my mom would have kept it.
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This site is a tribute to the mid-century modern movement as both a historical milestone and a living ideal, reflected in today’s best furniture, architecture, and design. Read more »
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