THE END OF HISTORY
An archive of news and design ideas from the mid-century modern furnishing experts of Manhattan's The End of History.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Love of Chains
In the last few years a cult following has emerged for the works of Viennese designer Carl Auböck (1900 -1957).
A master of minimalist industrial design created in his Austrian home studio, a company kept vibrant currently by his sons. Pictured above are a coveted pair of original iconic chain link paperweights made sometime in the 50s - both brass and nickle plated shown here. 8" long
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There is nothing quite like the fabulous vintage hand blown glass , the rare ceramics, and the marvelous mid-century modern furniture found at "The End of History". We opened our shop in Manhattan's West Village in 1997. Since then we have amassed more decorative objects from the 50's & 60's in one room than anywhere in the world. As a result we've become the go-to for top editors from magazines as well as a choice source to the best interior designers in the world. We will update this blog daily... and as new publications come out and exciting new items hit our shelves!