Category Archives: luther conover

misattribution madness roundup

  The misattribution of design objects to the wrong designer has been on my mind for awhile, and it turns out I’m not alone! A number of other people have been citing examples of misattribution recently, and so I’d like … Continue reading

Posted in bill curry, gregory van pelt, jean royére, lawrence peabody, luther conover, misattribution, osvaldo borsani | 2 Comments

the pacifica mystery

Through the years, while obsessively leafing through auction catalogs of 20th century design, I have often come across wrought-iron furniture pieces that I liked that were described as being from “Pacifica Designs”, or “Pacific Ironworks”, or “Pacific Iron”, or some … Continue reading

Posted in california, iron, LA, luther conover, milo baughman, pacific iron, pacifica | 10 Comments