The Final Bow of Vladimir Kagan

A titan of American design left us earlier this year, leaving behind a trail of daring pieces and warmed hearts. Here, Suzanne Slesin recounts his life and the just-released body of work that was among his last.

Courtesy of the archive of Vladimir Kagan Design Group
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Desk

The 6990 Cantilevered Glass Top desk, 1969.