Welcome to Edward Wormley

We are pleased to announce the new online shopping experience at www.EDWARDWORMLEY.com.  Many now iconic works produced by DUNBAR during Wormley's tenure as Director of Design are available for order online.  Pieces may be customized through a variety of wood species, metal detailing and upholstery options.  Each is crafted to order and requires approximately 10 weeks to produce.

Please enjoy our "COLLECTION" section for the current production pieces produced under license by DUNBAR.  The "VINTAGE" section offers certified vintage original Edward Wormley designs available for purchase by discerning collectors.  These pieces are selected based on merits of condition, provenance and rarity.  Our LOOKBOOK section is a journal of Edward Wormley designs, events, and moments of interest.

Thank you in advance for your good taste.

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California Dreamin'

A dreamy modern California interior featuring the Adelina sofa designed by Edward Wormley.  The clients requested this sofa with a loose cushion for a relaxed look, one of many customizable details available in our design toolbox.  As photographed by Grant Harder for Dwell Magazine. Architecture & Interiors by GA Bradley Architects, San Fransisco.

On the Auction Block

Photo by Phillips Auction, NYC

Photo by Phillips Auction, NYC


Exquisite DUNBAR Model 4871 Bench from Edward Wormley's penthouse auctioned off at Phillips Auction in New York.

Henning Watterston (1916-2009), who designed the original fabric used in the cushion (not shown) and decking accompanying this lot, taught weaving to his fellow apprentices at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin before moving to New York in the late 1940s. Upon arrival, Watterston contacted Edward Wormley, who helped him obtain business as an independent designer with such firms as Dunbar, Knoll, and Schumacher

Photo by Wright Auction, Chicago IL

Photo by Wright Auction, Chicago IL

Collection of a Lifetime

Wright Auction house offered the prestigious collection of John R. Eckel, Jr. in June, 2011.  The auction included works by many 20th Century masters of American design and studio craft and included many examples of rare DUNBAR works.  A pair of exquisite "A Chairs" (model 5481) in Mahogany and brass for example, achieved $15,000.  View the auction here.