In the Press

We are excited to share these articles featuring Kenneth Lynch & Sons in many design-savvy publications.

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    Meet the Designer

    Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, June 2020

    Take an inside look into Kenneth Lynch & Sons and current owner, Maria Lynch Dumoulin. "For more than 90 years, finely crafted metal and stone ornamental works, outdoor furniture and statuary by Kenneth Lynch & Sons have embellished gardens and landscapes all over the world. Here, we catch up with the company’s third-generation president/owner. — Sharon King Hoge"

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    What's New

    Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, June 2020

    View the 1939 World’s Fair Picnic Table as a recommended pick in CTC&G.

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    Marketplace

    Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, June 2020

    View the 1939 World’s Fair Chess Table as a top pick in the CTC&G Marketplace.

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    Customizable Outdoor Furniture

    Cottages & Gardens, June 2020

    Explore the Florentine Classics Collection and see how you can design your own beautiful pieces for your patio, terrace or garden.

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    An Anthology of Styles for Outdoor Spaces

    CADdetails, June 2020

    This anthology highlights the styles and components of exceptional outdoor projects, as well as key elements and products that enhance amazing outdoor living spaces.

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    Garden Elements Made to Stand the Test of Time

    Cottages & Gardens, May 2020

    Kenneth Lynch & Sons named as "one of the best kept secrets of designers" in garden decor. View the luxury outdoor furniture and garden statuary that will transform your outdoor space.

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    The 1964 World’s Fair & the Birth of Modern American Parks

    CADdetails, April 2020

    The 1964 World's Fair Bench produced today by Kenneth Lynch & Sons is also known as the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Bench from the 1964 World's Fair which was held in Queens, NY.

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    Urban Design and the Outdoor Bench

    Reliance Foundry, February 2020

    New York city has several popular bench styles, but the World Fair bench is one of the two most iconic. The bench is produced by Kenneth Lynch & Sons today.

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    Elephant flies into place at Wilton Library

    CT Insider: The Hour, February 2020

    Kenneth Lynch & Sons produced two elephant statues for the Wilton Library. According to the book “Wilton Connecticut,” by Robert H. Russell, concrete hippos and elephants were installed at the Comstock Community Center and Wilton Library in 1985 by Kenneth Lynch & Sons which operated a metal foundry and sold stone sculptures at the corner of Route 7 and Grumman Hill Road.

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    Southport's Rooms with a View interior Design Showcase Celebrates 25 Years

    CT Post, October 2019

    Kenneth Lynch & Sons was a proud sponsor of the 25th Rooms With A View Showcase. Other design sponsors included Farrow & Ball, Circa Lighting, Stark Carpets, Donghia, Williams Sonoma Home. Kenneth Lynch also designed the outside space in front of the church.

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    Inside the Collection: Kenneth Lynch Tool Collection

    Metal Museum, August 2019

    In July 1989, a few months after Lynch had passed away, Kenneth Lynch & Sons gifted the Metal Museum a shipment from his metal tools collection, consisting of various types of agriculture tools.

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    School Spirit

    Richmond Magazine, September 2017

    Architect McClane worked with Kenneth Lynch and Sons in Connecticut to design and fabricate the ornamental bronze spider plaque that accents the front exterior in a playful nod to the University of Richmond’s spider mascot.

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    Michael S. Smith Renovates His Luxe Manhattan Penthouse

    Architectural Digest, March 2017

    The terrace features outdoor seating by Kenneth Lynch & Sons, with cushions of a Rose Tarlow Melrose House fabric; the planters at left are by Inner Gardens, the side tables and cocktail table are by Treillage, the standing lanterns are all by Restoration Hardware, and the wall-mounted lanterns are by Charles Edwards. Photography by Björn Wallander.

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    4,223 Central Park Benches With Stories to Tell

    New York Times, June 2016

    "There are three styles of benches: the simple wood-and-concrete version; the World’s Fair style, with its circular armrests, dating to 1939; and the Central Park settee, based on the benches used during the park’s creation, circa 1858." Photo by Yana Paskova.

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    Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About NYC's Iconic Park Benches

    Gothamist, February 2016

    "Moses collaborated with Kenneth Lynch on the design in the 1930s, with the purpose of creating a bench that would be used at the 1939 World's Fair.” by Jen Carlson.

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    The Perfect Setting For An Alfresco Lunch

    Vernanda Magazine, April 2015

    Michael S. Smith's Manhattan terrace makes an ideal perch for a breezy afternoon get-together, featuring Kenneth Lynch & Sons' tables, chairs, and sofas.

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    Human-nature link guides landscape architect Paul Neundorfer

    SF Gate, August 2014

    Kenneth Lynch & Sons is named as a favorite of landscape architect Paul Neundorfer. Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle.

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    Kenneth Lynch & Sons: A Legacy of Beautiful And Functional Outdoor Ornaments

    The Copper Development Association, May 2013

    "Kenneth Lynch, founder of Kenneth Lynch & Sons, was one of the first companies in the US to produce high quality weathervanes on a massive scale. He collaborated with famous metalworkers such as Samuel Yellin and sculptors like Paul Manship."

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    More Transitioning From Autumn to Winter

    The Martha Blog: The Official Martha Stewart Blog, November 2010

    "I purchased these two magnificent Kenneth Lynch and Sons pots at an auction when Kenneth Lynch was still in operation in Wilton, Connecticut. The urns are cast concrete, a formula which no one has figured out. They are magnificent!"

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    Bronze

    Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, October 2005

    Kenneth Lynch & Sons' Armillary Sundial with the Feathered Band was featured in a CTC&G piece describing the strength and durability of bronze.

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    The French Affair

    Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, May 2005

    A custom made copper and lead fountain by Kenneth Lynch and Sons was included in the Greenwich home decorated by Michael Whaley.

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    Splashy Wall Fountain

    Sunset, October 2004

    This article features a Tom Beyer of Beyer Landscape Co. landscape design including a Kenneth Lynch & Sons wall fountain.

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    Target Benchmarks Central Park

    Era 404, September 2003

    "Target Benchmarks Central Park" was a benefit auction for the Central Park Conservancy, celebrating the Central Park bench as art. Sponsored by Target stores that included the decoration of over fifty Central Park benches into creative works in New York. Celebrities and artists such as Sigourney Weaver, Diane Von Furstenburg, and Michael Graves had a hand in the project, each transforming an ordinary bench into a work of art. In November 2003, 53 different benches were auctioned off at a benefit event at Christie’s.

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    What Remains of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair?

    Imagineering Disney, February 2003

    The 1964 World’s Fair Bench produced by Kenneth Lynch & Sons still remains on site today at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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    Kenneth Lynch Day

    Statue of Liberty, April 1982

    In 1982, the National Parks Service celebrated Mr. Lynch's work and honesty in returning the original French tools that were used to construct the Statue of Liberty.

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