1950s decorating

ANDRÉ BLOC, The Bellevue House, Meudon, France 1949-1952.In addition to architecture, Bloc was also in charge of the interior design and designed several custom made pieces for the house, including the Bellevue chair and desk seen here. Cantilevered plywood chair by Alvar Aalto (1929-1933).

PHILIP JOHNSON, Rockefeller Guest House, New York 1950. Man Pointing bronze sculpture by Alberto Giacometti, 1947 (nowadays part of MoMA’s permanent collection). / NY Times