Category Archives: misattribution

misattribution madness #2 – max bill

If you do a Google image search for “Max Bill lamp”, you will see a lot of pictures of a white torchiere floor lamp with a tulip shape like the one in the picture above. The same goes for a … Continue reading

Posted in 60's, george kovacs, max bill, misattribution | Tagged | 2 Comments

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

misattribution madness #1 – russel wright and conant ball

It must be the uptight nerdy part of me that always did well at spelling* that is really bugged when a design piece is misattributed to the wrong designer. So, for me, one of the big rewards I get from … Continue reading

Posted in 30's, 40's, misattribution, russel wright | 14 Comments