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Born in Germany in 1927, furniture designer Vladimir Kagan died earlier this month at 88. Writing on the legacy of Kagan's work, Jacob Bernstein notes in The New York Times: "Everything about his swivels and swoops and exaggerated detailing is an invitation to experience his furniture tactility and enjoy it fully." Kagan's work ranged from the famous armless serpentine sofa to furniture for the Monsanto House of the Future at Disneyland. Read the complete article at The New York Times.

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