Four things we can’t live with­out this month

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This beau­ti­ful of ce chair is also a talk­ing point. Mid-century mod­ern de­sign mae­stro Nor­man Ch­erner sub­mit­ted the de­sign only to be told by his man­u­fac­turer that it had been scrapped. Years later, hav­ing seen it in Nor­man Rock­well’s 1961 paint­ing TheArtistAt Work, Nor­man sued the chair’s maker for roy­al­ties. Thirty years of lit­i­ga­tion later, the chair’s patent re­turned to Ch­erner’s sons, who now pro­duce them as their fa­ther orig­i­nally in­tended.

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