Milo Baughman

Milo Baughman: Practical Elegance

September 16, 2016


Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) is delighted to announce the auction of two iconic tables by leading designer Milo Baughman on October 9, 2016. The elegant and functional coffee table (1952) is the epitome of the ‘California Modern’ style and is characteristic of Baughman’s early period of production. A simple, stylish desk, designed by Baughman in 1954 for Murray Furniture of Winchendon Massachusetts, is also on sale and is considered to be in unusually good condition. Celebrated by The New York Times for his innovative designs, which they described as “strong and greatly sophisticated,” Baughman’s timeless pieces have since become design classics, which remain popular to this day.

California Modern Master: Milo Baughman

June 10, 2011

Milo Baughman had some very supportive parents. When they were drawing up the plans for their house in Long Beach, California, they needed a fresh and cutting-edge designer, so they chose Milo. He was thirteen. Baughman designed the interior and exterior of the family home, his first opportunity to utilize his elegant and straightforward approach […]