Mid-Century Modern Design: The Passion Returns

Can you imagine spending $10,000 for a folding plywood screen? How about $66,000 for a sofa? Or $2,500 for a single pretzel chair? These prices seem outrageous but the designs of Eames, Nelson and Nakashima fetched this and even more. And, now, like all great inventions, these designs have made a return. They are taking their place as the latest obsession in interior and product design, featuring in furniture showrooms, evident in new-old television set design, and attracting many aesthetically aware consumers.

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