Drawn to the Avant-Garde

Not afraid to take chances, Stendig was pioneering in the world of design. He boldly imported avant-garde designs from overseas making forms, such as this Marilyn sofa, available to the American market. This example comes from the Stendig residence. (Image above: Charles and Elenore Stendig. Op to Pop: Furniter of the 1960s, Greenberg, pg. 28.)

Transfer sheet distributed by Gufram featuring silhouettes of works from the Multipli collection. The Rock Furniture: Il Design Della Gufram Negli Anni Del Rock, Mello, pg. 21

If a piece sold well, you can be sure it was boring.

—Charles Stendig