The 1940s, floral-inspired fabrics of Josef Frank are as much a home-design icon as Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Chair, or an Arne Jacobsen dining tablebut they don't come cheap. So here's a tip for those who want to enjoy some of the Austrian architect and designer's beautiful patterns without paying top dollar: head for the remnants chest at Stockholm's Svenkst Tenn (www.svenskttenn.se
), the grand dame of Swedish home-furnishings stores. Frank was a co-founder of the store and concocted 160 patterns for it, of which 40 are still in production. Off-cuts of many of these end up in...
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