Art: Decorators' Choice

Interior decorators, both amateur and pro, have generally had to take what they could get from the designers of chairs, wallpaper and fabrics—and what they got was often unmistakably hideous. Last week the powerful American Institute of Decorators, out to put a little polite pressure on industry, awarded prizes to 1946's best designs, and hoped that industry would take the hint. The decorators' choices went on display in Chicago's Art Institute.

The prizewinning furniture, which would probably raise no cheers in Grand Rapids, was a plywood table and chair with rod-thin, chrome-plated...

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