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Happy Birthday, Alexander Girard!

Alexander Girard born May 24, 1907 "Infinite are man’s expressions of beauty and love. Open your eyes, your ears and your heart to them and you will unite the peoples of the world." Alexander Girard Have we ever told you…

An Egg Hunt for The Ages

At Jules Seltzer, we're celebrating the start of Spring with Fritz Hansen's exclusive anniversary collection, featuring a limited edition tribute to Arne Jacobsen's iconic Egg Chair.  Originally designed in 1958, Jacobsen's Egg Chair was first imagined to furnish the SAS Royal Copenhagen…

Florence Knoll | Modern Icon

In 1964, The New York Times called Florence Knoll “the single most powerful figure in the field of modern design.” Over fifty years later, Knoll’s name remains synonymous with the harmonious relationships she manifested between art, furniture and the architecture…

Jules Seltzer Lays Groundwork for History in the 1960s

As the globe turned to a revolutionary presidential race and new innovations in the 1960s, Jules Seltzer continued to leave its mark on history, both in and out of the furniture industry.  Perhaps one of the biggest milestones in television…

“The Best Director’s Chair in the World”

It's important to have a comfortable place to sit when a break in your action arrives. Inspired by the film industry's trademark seat, Magis asked Philippe Starck and his team to design "the best director's chair in the world." For…

Jules Seltzer Through the Decades: 1930s – 1950s

Jules Seltzer's story began in 1937, when our company's namesake found himself struck by the beauty of a high back Windsor chair. The regal yet simple classic, still available and beloved today, inspired Jules to enter the furniture business with…