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South Hampton Settee

The South Hampton Settee was designed by Danny Ho Fong in the 1960's.  Beautiful bentwood forms the base of this woven wicker settee with canopy....

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Get the Look | Retro Beach Vibe

Pay homage to the past without being too literal.  Create a retro beach vibe by mixing vintage and modern designs.  Tie the look together with complementary...

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Daring Design

The Elrod House by John Lautner is a stunning example of nature inspired architecture and "organic poetry" as told in this article from Palm Springs...

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Osetsu Dai Dining Group

The Osetsu Dai is shown in a casual 1960s outdoor patio setting typical of California's mid-century style. An updated version of this classic design has...

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See you at the HD Expo 2016

We are here at the HD Expo!  Drop by our booth #14221 to see fabulous contract pieces from Modernica, the newest additions to our Bixby collection,...

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Focus on Arurog

Arurog is often referred to as "rugged wicker."  It is a slender, flexible reed that can be woven around a rattan or metal frame. We utilize arurog...

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Versatile Design

We spend a lot of time playing with shapes and materials.  Swapping a high textured material  like abaca for a smooth resin wicker or a solid...

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Bamboo vs. Rattan

Yes, there is a difference. Many people use the terms bamboo and rattan interchangeably, but looks can be deceiving. Bamboo is a tree that grows...

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Modernica at FBC

Modernica's chic, mid-century styled designs are now available to the trade through Fong Brothers Co. The fiberglass shell chairs can be made to match any...

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Parsons Collection

The Parson's seating group, circa 1960s, photographed in Danny Ho Fong's home. Reproductions are handcrafted and made to order.   View all the Vintage Fong throwback photos....

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The Hot Seat

Fong Brothers’ Lotus Lounge Chair is featured in this week's  New York Times Magazine article, "A Short History of the Hot Seat...

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Wave & Lotus at the LACMA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art opened its exhibit, "Living in a Modern Way" this week.  We are proud to have 2 of our mid-century...

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Birth of the Cool

Our Lotus Chair is on tour with the Orange County Museum of Art's exhibition "Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury." The...