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In continuous production since its introduction in 1956, the Eames Lounge Chair is widely considered one of the most significant designs of the 20th century. The result has become the consummate lounge set, timelessly blending comfort and modernism.

The first time I sat on one of these was at this tiny bookstore in Nakameguro area of Tokyo called Cow Books. They had eight of them around   Continue reading

Probably one of the rarest and most expensive vintage Rolex’s on the market today. This model was named after the French Olympic skier Jean-Claude Killy, and is antimagnetic and has a unique and stunning pale blue lettering and steel combination.
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