Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Products

Our digital catalog is a combined display of our discoveries found in our online stores and within our physical stores. It is a curated presentation of the wide world of good design that Luminaire has to offer.

Explore, inquire, and discover the possibilities of Good Design through the Luminaire perspective.

Explore Catalog

1984

Launch of the well-designed and highly anticipated Apple MacIntosh Personal Computer

1983

Design Since 1945 exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art

1981

Robot Amplified Rotating Antenna

Mario Bellini

1981

Works shown in Europe for the first time, blending everyday materials with elegant minimalism

Shiro Kuramata

1979

The founding of Apple and launch of Apple 1, the first personal computer

1979

Pritzer Architecture Prize Established

1979

World turns to Japan for inspiration and fashion designers like Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto acquire exalted status

1976

Dies in Helsinki, Finland

Alvar Aalto

1972

The New Domestic Landscape Exhibition at MoMA

1970

Post-modernism begins, revisiting historic and eclectic styles, with the best designers incorporating the minimalist tradition

1969

3-D Teppich, Welle

Verner Panton

1969

Tube Chair

Joe Colombo

1969

Donna

Gaetano Pesce

1968

GA 45 Pop Automatic Record Player

Mario Bellini

1968

Editor 2 Electric Typewriter

George Nelson

1967

Geodesic Dome for US Pavilion

Buckminster Fuller

1964

Falkland

Bruno Munari

1963

Herman Miller and Knoll build an international reputation for manufacturing high-quality, inexpensive furniture of fiberglass and plastic

1963

Designers return to hand-working traditional materials

1963

Ball

Eero Aarnio

1962

Neo-Rationalism becomes a style that calls back to historical forms, intertwining them with Rationalism.

1962

TWA Flight Center, now JFK Terminal

Eero Saarinen

1961

Launch of Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy

1960

Lulu

Ilmari Tapiovaara

1960

Conoid

George Nakashima

1960

Brasilia

Oscar Niemeyer

1959

Orange Slice

Pierre Paulin

1959

Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright

1957

Kitchen Machine

Alfred Muller

1956

Spalter Electric Vacuum Cleaner

Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

1956

Phonosuper

Dieter Rams

1955

Low Caned Armless Easy Chair

Pierre Jeanneret

1955

Pedestal Table

Eero Saarinen

1955

Tulip Chair

Eero Saarinen

1955

Munkegard School Desk

Arne Jacobsen

1954

Floor Lamp Model 1063

Gino Sarfatti

1954

Creation of the Compasso d'Oro, Italy

1951

Luisa

Franco Albini

1951

Farnsworth House

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

1950

Influenced by cubist Bauhaus, the De Stijl movement and traditional Japanese architecture, Minimalism comes to the forefront of good design

1950

Valet Chair

Hans J. Wegner

1949

Chieftain

Finn Juhl

1949

Glass House

Philip Johnson

1948

Italian Modern Design gains attention

1948

Freeform Sofa

Isamu Noguchi

1945

NV 45/FJ 45

Finn Juhl

1943

Grasshopper

Eero Saarinen

1941

654 W

Jens Risom

1940

Plywood becomes a more prevalent material in design

1940

Chair for Auldbrass Plantation

Frank Lloyd Wright

1939

S.A.M. TS 11 Table

Jean Prouve

Immigrates to United States, becomes Head of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

1937

Aluminum, Iron and Magnesium introduced as tubular furniture

1937

39 Lounge Chair

Alvar Aalto

1937

Tea Trolley

Alvar Aalto

1936

Exhibition of Everyday Things

Royal Institute of British Architects

1935

Standard Chair

Jean Prouve

1935

Ashtray

Paolo Venini

1935

Falling Water

Frank Lloyd Wright

1934

Return to wood as dominant material

1934

Dressing Cabinet

Eileen Gray

1933

Bauhaus Disbands

1933

70 Stacking Table

Alvar Aalto

1933

Paiamo Sanatorium

Alvar Aalto

1932

Fontana Table

Pietro Chiesa

1932

Maison de Verre Paris

Pierre Chareau

1931

Truus Schroder Desk

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld

1929

Barcelona Chair

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe