Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002)
Astrid, who wrote the "Pippi Longstocking" books, is the world's 18th most translated author and the fourth most-translated children's writer. Astrid was well-known both for her support for children's and animal rights and for her opposition to corporal punishment, earning her the Right Livelihood Award. She often wrote about girls as strong, independent, and powerful, empowering many generations of women.
Herringbone is having a big moment, and that’s not just limited to floors. The Eleanor brings the timeless, fishtail-inspired pattern from 19th century Paris to your living room.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist, regarded as "one of the most esteemed women in the world.” She pressed the United States to join and support the United Nations and served as the first chair of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, overseeing the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Less is more in the Rosa. Its sleek, minimalist pattern offers versatility to mix and match with busier pieces in your home. We think it looks great on its own, too.
Rosa Parks (1913-2005)
Rosa Parks is called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement" thanks to her activism in the Civil Rights Movement. She is also known for refusing to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, triggering the Montgomery boycott that helped launch nationwide efforts to end segregation.
Travel back to the Gatsby era with the Eva. The interlacing pattern evokes Jazz Age glamour, while curved lines add softness and femininity to the hard edges of the piece.
Eva Perón (1919-1952)
Eva Perón, often referred to as Evita, was Argentina’s First Lady. Eva campaigned tirelessly for the poor and women’s rights. She founded the Eva Perón Foundation, championed women's suffrage in Argentina, and founded and ran the nation's first large-scale female political party, the Female Peronist Party.
Marie Curie (1867-1943)
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered as much for her political activism as she is for her vibrant and passionate self-portraits. Frida is celebrated for her depiction of the female experience and form. The painter is regarded as an icon for Chicanos, feminists, the LGBTQ movement and more.
Coco Chanel once said, “It is always better to be underdressed.” The Amelia proves that simple doesn't have to be boring with a clean design that is perfect alone, or with patterned doors.
Amelia Earhart (1897-1939)
Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many records in competitive flying and wrote best-selling books about her experiences. Her work was fundamental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.
The cane doors bring an airy and contemporary look to your storage. Besides being an exceptionally durable and beautiful natural material, it is perfect for hiding cable boxes and other media equipment without blocking sound and signal.
Joan of Arc (1412-1431)
During her short-lived life of 19 years, Joan of Arc was a revolutionary French heroine. Although she was born into a peasant family, she was able to convince the uncrowned Dauphin of France to reunite France. She was able to lead the French army to the besieged city of Orleans into a momentous victory. Unfortunately, shortly after, she was captured and burned at the stake. After her tragic death, her efforts eventually lead to the revival and reunion of France.
The geometric Susan is inspired by beautiful stained glass windows. When joining small pieces together, a larger masterpiece takes shape in a telling formation.
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)
Susan Brownell Anthony, better known as Susan B. Anthony, was an ambitious American social activist. Her biggest influence was leading the woman suffrage movement as the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association, which resulted in the birth of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Her momentous influence on American society gave her an honorary position on one of the US dollar coin.
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White Lace - (Besta & Malm) This crisp, clean white evokes images of pure silk and soft linen. Its timeless, delicate white color enhances all settings.
Silver Sage - (Besta & Malm) This is a pure, clear combination of grey and green, that adds seamless depth on its own or in combination with any other color.
Perfect Gray - (Besta) The Perfect Gray casts harmonious hues, lending furniture a bold and eternal sophistication.
Pale Mocha - (Besta & Malm) The Pale Mocha illuminates homes with gorgeous warmth. The dusty pink and beige combination revitalizes spaces without overwhelming them.
Earthy Sand - (Malm) Packed with vivid, saturated sandy undertones, the Earthy Sand is the perfect complement to just about anything.
Tanned Leather - (Besta) This color is reminiscent of a golden apple crisp-hued leather. The elegant tan remains stylish for all occasions and settings.
Iconic Iron - (Besta) Iconic Iron is an exceptional combination of gray and iron that provides inspiration for a chic home. This versatile color conjures a rustic and industrial, yet sleek feel.
Classy Navy - (Besta) A common motif in works of art by the old masters, this classic navy is strong and intense. The time-honored color conveys a sense of history that's still relevant today.
Charcoal Black - (Besta & Malm) With its chic cyan-blue hues, the Charcoal Black births a new definition of black.
DIY Finish - (Besta) Our sanded and white primed ready-to-paint cabinet front and panel option. All you need is to pick your paint color for custom cabinet components that you can call your own.
Raw Finish - (Besta cane doors) The frame is finished with a low gloss clear coat, allowing the raw MDF wood to show through in its natural state. Due to the nature of MDF, the color will vary and also have the occasional spots from fiber accumulations.