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Midcentury Classics Brighten Up




    It’s a furniture formula that we might never tire of: Take an iconic piece like Le Corbusier’s LC2 chair for Cassina (shown left) and freshen it up with a bright, bold hue. A growing number of furnishings firms are doing just that, issuing midcentury modern masterpieces in jazzy colors such as turquoise, lemon yellow and acid green. Here are a couple of our favorites like Hans Wegner’s Wishbone perch in blue (it will come out in pink next month) and Jens Risom’s Scandinavian-sleek, walnut upholstered bench, coffee tables and seating from the 1950s and ‘60s. [Via Apartment Therapy.]