62 million variations from the unusual group of well-designed modern furniture
Among the winners in the Museum of Modern Art's Industrial Design Competition were Eero Saarinen and Charles Eames, who designed this living room group.
This furniture carries double-purpose furniture to new heights. There are fourteen different pieces, but each is so cleaverly designed that over 62 million combinations are possible. Basic benches (right) come in three sizes--36",54",72"; on them go any of the five types of 18" chest, a 36" glass-front cabinet and chest, or a desk.
Manufactured by Heywood-Wakefield in Honduras mahogany, the furniture is on exhibition now at the Museum and is being sold by Bloomingdale, New York.
BEGIN WITH BENCHES--IN ANY OF THREE LENGTHS
ADD TWO 36" CHESTS FOR CHINA, GLASS OR LINEN
ADD THREE CHESTS OF DIFFERENT DESIGNS
ADD PILLOW TO BENCH, DESK SHELF TO CHEST
COMPLETE, A LIVING ROOM GROUP.