The Mar Silver Collection

Since 2000, Mar Silver has been the principle designer at her eponymous Connecticut-based firm, creating interiors that are sophisticated and engaging. Silver works in a neutral, refined color palette, with a keen eye for texture and harmony of forms. Her interiors combine modern, contemporary and antique works with great ease and elegance. Highlights from the Mar Silver Collection include contemporary photography from Richard Prince, Vik Muniz and Antoine Schneck, eye-catching mid-century designs by Charlotte Perriand, Poul Kjaerholm and Florence Knoll, paintings by Grace Roselli and Jorge Luis Santos and African and Asian works.

A home should feel like a personal sanctuary that renews your energy and feeds your soul.

Mar Silver

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Poul Kjaerholm 1929–1980

Furniture designer Poul Kjærholm was a significant figure in Danish modern design uniquely blending craftsmanship and industrial production. Trained as a cabinetmaker in Hjørring, Denmark in 1949, he later studied furniture design at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, graduating in 1952. In 1955, he was hired by the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts as a lecturer and also designed the, now iconic, school’s desks. In 1976 he was welcomed back as a professor.

Kjærholm’s timeless designs are functional and durable. He often worked in steel, leather and glass, placing importance on the relationship of the piece to its environment. Kjærholm received many awards throughout his career including two Grand Prix at the Milan Triennale, the Lunning Prize in 1958, the Eckersberg's Medal in 1960, and multiple ID awards. In 2006, Kjærholm was the subject of a major retrospective at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark. His work is included in the permanent collections of museums around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York where designs are featured throughout the galleries and restaurant. Poul Kjærholm died in 1980.

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