$890; artekstore.com
Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto created this table in 1932 for the Paimio Sanatorium, a medical facility for tuberculosis patients that he also designed. He turned the table’s edges up to keep papers from falling off—just as useful today as it was 80 years ago.

Courtesy Artek

$890; artekstore.com
Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto created this table in 1932 for the Paimio Sanatorium, a medical facility for tuberculosis patients that he also designed. He turned the table’s edges up to keep papers from falling off—just as useful today as it was 80 years ago.

Courtesy Artek

Office Décor: Reissued Vintage Items Add Retro Cool

915 Side Table
915 Side Table

$890; artekstore.com
Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto created this table in 1932 for the Paimio Sanatorium, a medical facility for tuberculosis patients that he also designed. He turned the table’s edges up to keep papers from falling off—just as useful today as it was 80 years ago.

Courtesy Artek
Brionvega Cubo Radio
Brionvega Cubo Radio

$450; momastore.org
First released in 1963, the Cubo was a portable music marvel, known for its retractable handle and sleek clamshell case. The new version comes updated with Bluetooth, a digital display, and a remote control.

Courtesy Brionvega
Perpetual Wall Calendar
Perpetual Wall Calendar

$78; momastore.com
This pop art calendar by Israeli designer Dan Reisinger, originally produced in 1987, allows anyone to feel like a creative. The six reversible PVC panels can be endlessly rearranged into different shapes and colors.

Courtesy MoMA Store
Grasshopper Floor Lamp for Gubi
Grasshopper Floor Lamp for Gubi

$875; dwr.com
Swedish architect Greta Grossman set up shop in California in the 1940s, where she designed and decorated houses for stars like Greta Garbo and Frank Sinatra, stocking them with her canted Grasshopper lamp. The piece’s understated glam, now available in colors such as salmon and blue-gray, still looks contemporary.

Courtesy Gubi
Pollock Arm Chair for Knoll
Pollock Arm Chair for Knoll

$2,380; knoll.com
American industrial designer Charles Pollock constructed the prototype of this chair in 1960, early in his career, using scavenged plumbing scraps. Knoll’s version is obviously sleeker, with tubular chrome legs and Italian leather upholstery.

Courtesy Knoll
Station Wall Clock for Rosendahl
Station Wall Clock for Rosendahl

$439; nova68.com
Danish architect Arne Jacobsen oversaw every detail of his buildings, down to the finishes. He created this clock, which features a strong exterior ring of aluminum, in 1941 for the electronics company LK.

Courtesy Rosendahl
746 Phone by Wild & Wolf
746 Phone by Wild & Wolf

$65; burkedecor.com
Released in 1967 by the British General Post Office, the 746 quickly became iconic. The reissued version by London design house Wild & Wolf replaces the original rotary dial with buttons.

Courtesy Wild & Wolf
Braun ET66 Calculator
Braun ET66 Calculator

$49; ameico.com
Less practical than an iPhone app, but much more beautiful: The 1987 ET66 by German industrial design legend Dieter Rams is re-created here, down to the plastic casing and round buttons.

Courtesy Braun
Rainbow Mugs for Heller
Rainbow Mugs for Heller

$60 for a set of six; dwr.com
Originally sold in a spectrum of bright colors, these plastic mugs, created in 1964 by Italian designer Massimo Vignelli, were only available in black and white until Design Within Reach re-released this bold set last year.

Courtesy Design Within Reach
Architectural Series Desk
Architectural Series Desk

$8,360; m2l.com
Brooklyn-born Harvey Probber is best known for inventing the sectional sofa in the ’40s. In 1960 he turned his attention to the office, creating the clean-lined Architectural Series. This desk’s wood-veneer finish is newly available in a choice of four colors (shown here in natural walnut).

Courtesy M2L