S3 E5 A Three-legged Beauty with Tami Hausman

Deeply steeped in design, both by training and in practice, Tami Hausman could write a book about a seemingly humble object: A three-legged wooden chair with a molded seat and curved back of sticks.

This is no ordinary chair. It is the Mira chair designed by American woodworker George Nakashima and has been in Tami’s life since she can remember.

Listen to this episode of Populuxe to explore the connections between the essentialism of modern design, the economy of paired down aesthetics, and the passion for the integrity mid-century modern designers contributed to our culture.

Tami Hausman is a communications strategist, facilitator, and expert advisor who collaborates with international architects, designers and building industry professionals to amplify their influence. Additionally, she writes articles and books about key trends in architecture and urban planning. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Semiotics-French from Brown University and a Master of Arts and PhD in Art History from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts.