Though midcentury-modern design has returned with a certain vengeance in the last decade, a few particular pieces from this very special era of design have long-lasting appeal. Given that a half-century or more has passed since some of these pieces were first designed, we wouldn't hesitate to call them truly timeless. Beloved for their iconic forms, coveted for their surprising versatility, and sought after for their place in design history, these seven midcentury-modern pieces will never go out of style. Go ahead, quote us on this one.
Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen Lighting Artichoke Lamp, Copper ($11387)
Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen Lighting Artichoke Lamp, Stainless Steel ($10815)