Luckily for us, as retro pieces came back into fashion, Belkind Bigi was there with its doors opened as if to say, "We knew you'd be back." After all, who can resist the furniture, lighting, artwork, and decorative items of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s (especially those with names like Knoll, Dunbar, George Nelson, Eames, and Kagan)? And if you're looking to unload a mid-century piece, it's good to know that Belkind Bigi is always looking for new items to add to its collection. We're grateful for local resources.
Go ahead. We dare you not to fall in love with just about everything you see in this home shop. It showcases some of the finest examples of mid-20th-century furnishings uncovered in private homes by co-owners Stacy Belkind, a former art specialist at the National Gallery of Art, and Marina Bigi, an expert in American art pottery. Featuring such seminal designers of the period as Vladimir Kagan, Milo Baughman, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, and Paul McCobb, the shop offers Scandanavian and Italian furniture, lighting, ceramics, glass, and art work—particularly oversized abstract paintings. We’re pining for the oversized Danish armchair ($950), the pair of George Nelson tray tables ($1,100), and the pair of lamps by Pierre Cardin ($2,500).