Lanier Graham Chess Set 1966

Sometimes a design is so ingenious and perfectly made that it becomes a work of art. That’s why the Lanier Graham chess set is featured in the MoMA permanent collection.

The interlocking pieces are precisely shaped and measured to store perfectly in a rectangular box. At the same time each piece has just enough character to define its role on the board.

It doesn’t appear that these are available to buy from MoMA anymore, but if you’re feeling handy you can make your own »

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