6 Brutalist Pieces Infused With Raw Beauty


Critics coined the term Brutalism to define the seemingly crude 
and domineering architectural style that emerged from the ruins of 
postwar Europe in the 1950s. Characterized by raw concrete surfaces and 
the appearance of decay, it was an aesthetic that easily translated into the crimped, torn and torched metals of midcentury furniture design. Today, designers embrace new and vintage pieces that celebrate the rough stuff.