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A New Furniture Line Inspired by the Designer’s Father

12.18.15 | By
A New Furniture Line Inspired by the Designer’s Father
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This is a truly heartwarming father-daughter relationship. Inspired by her father, Mel Smilow, Judy Smilow launched Smilow Design, a new brand of timeless and classic furniture for current times. It centers around the authentic, mid-century furniture originally designed by her father.

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The collection consists of American-made chairs, sofas, tables, and even a credenza. They come in classic, enduring shapes and are made with sustainable materials. Solid walnut woods feature natural or ebonzied finishes, and are paired with rush or leather fabrics.

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Their latest piece is the Rush Bench, featuring Mel’s iconic design but with a modern day makeover.

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After surviving a quarter life crisis, Nanette went from working in healthcare canadian meds to pursuing her loves of design, food and writing. During the day she works in social media marketing, by night she writes for Design Milk. You can find more of her work at nanettewong.com.