Buying An Eames Chair On eBay, I Met The Wunderkind Of Vintage Furniture Restoration. Now I’m Obsessed With His Company, Rarify. Here’s The Amazing Story Of A Teen Collector Turned Millennial Design Authority

Like fast fashion, fast furniture has crept into our lives. You see a gorgeous Eames chair in a design-forward hotel, come home to discover it costs $3500, then start searching for replicas. The problem with filling our homes and closets with cheap knockoffs is multi-fold. It steals from the work of designers, longevity and value are little to non-existent, poorly made clothes and furniture end up in landfills, and the carbon output and consumption cycle starts all over again. My sister, Senior Interior Designer Jessica Mowery at Blu Interiors in Sarasota, Florida, had long advised saving to buy the real thing when feasible. When new is out of the

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