“It took me awhile to enjoy styles other than Mid-Century Modern,” admits Cat Belluschi-Paulk, DECASO senior account executive and granddaughter of the illustrious designer Jens Risom. “Growing up surrounded by beautifully-crafted Mid-Century Modern design was bound to have an impact on me.”
Rattling off the names of Danish designer Hans Wegner’s 500-plus chairs—The Peacock. The Wishbone. The Sawbuck—you’re liable to feel like you’ve dropped into a Lewis Carroll novel. While Wegner’s chairs don’t necessarily possess the same zaniness as Carroll’s characters (they’re nothing if not refined) they are definite characters, with each featuring unique forms and robust and colorful backstories.