Two Scandinavian brands. Bemz, is partnering with Marimekko, the most acclaimed print design house in the world, to produce sofa and chair slipcovers in Marimekko's distinctive bold and bright patterns.
In the architect Benjamin Thompson brought European design to the United States. His "Design Research" company thereupon became legendary. Nora Sobich talked to Jane Thompson, the architect's widow, in Boston.