How Well Do You Know Fifties Design?

In the arena of modern design, the bar was set by many 1950s designers, whose designs continue to have a presence in shelter magazines and the portfolios of influential interior designers. How well do you know '50s design?

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Verner Panton, who designed this Stacking Side Chair in 1959, is considered one of the most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers of which country?
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France
Sweden
Denmark
Spain
Brazil
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What is this sofa, designed by George Nelson in 1956, named after?
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marshmallows
buttons
Altoids
Frisbees
lollipops
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The Series 7 Chair, which debuted in 1955, is the world's most copied chair. Who designed it?
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Charles Eames
Arne Jacobsen
Alvar Aalto
Isamu Noguchi
Frank Lloyd Wright
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In a 1956 cover story in Time magazine, Eero Saarinen said he was designing a collection to "clear up the slum of legs in the U.S. home." He named it after a flower; do you know which one?
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pansy
iris
tulip
stargazer lily
daisy
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Robin and Lucienne Day are a celebrated designer couple of the post-war era, often compared to their US contemporaries, Charles and Ray Eames. What country did they hail from?
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Denmark
Scotland
England
Holland
Norway
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American designer couple Charles and Ray Eames are well-known for their mid-century furniture designs, but they also made their foray into other avenues. What did they NOT design?
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toys
houses
films
exhibitions
pottery
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