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Paul Follot (1877 – 1941) French decorative artist and sculptor

His early graphic design reflected a fascination with mediaeval and Pre-Raphaelite art. He joined Julius Meier-shop Graefe’s La Maison Moderne in Paris in 1901. He met Maurice DufrĂ©ne and designed bronzes, jewellery, and fabrics.

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Grant Featherston (1922 – 1995) Australian Designer

He was born in Geelong, Victoria. In 1965, he married Mary Bronwyn Currey, an English-born interior designer, and the pair worked closely as interior designers for many decades. Between 1938-39, Featherston designed decorative-glass panels for Oliver-Davey Glass, Melbourne, and 1939-40 lighting for Newton and Gray, Melbourne.

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George Sakier (1897 – 1965) American Industrial Designer

George Sakier (1897 – 1965) was a multifaceted artist who worked as an interior designer, painter, art director, engineer, and packaging designer. He was also a pioneering industrial designer in the United States. His career was as varied as it was extensive, and his influence on the development of a

Carl Hugo Pott

Carl Hugo Pott (1906 – 1985) – German Metal Worker and Silversmith Designer

Carl Pott studied design and metallurgy at technical school in Solingen and Forschungsinitut unf Profieramt für Edelmetalle, Schwäbisch-Gmünd.

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Coffee scoops for your inner barista

A standard full coffee scoop typically holds two tablespoons of coffee grounds. The traditional standard scoop holds approximately 10 grammes (0.36 ounces) of ground coffee. Take a look at some of our lovely coffee scoops.

Amazing retro radios

Get your very own piece of retro cool with these fun and practical digital radios that look and feel analogue.

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Lava Lamps retro cool

No matter how much culture changes, it appears that there is always a demand for the retro, which is why the playful visuals of a lava lamp never seem to go out of style. They provide more ambience than room light because of their vibrant colours and relaxing style.

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Cute everyday pop-up cards

Beautiful pop up cards that remind us of the beauty and wonder in the world. Give a gift from the heart.

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Barware – Everything you need

Barware – Everything you need. With our selection of barware, you can create an authentic bar experience at home.

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exhibition Archives - Encyclopedia of Design

Museum of Arts and Design - NY Beth Lipman: Collective Elegy Through April 4, 2021 Beth Lipman has been transforming glass, metal, clay, film, and images into powerful statements. They highlight death, temporality, identification, and excess for over twenty years. The exhibition puts a decade of work together and is

150 years of Design

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Architecture

Sven Markelius Chairs

Sven Markelius (1889 – 1972) – Swedish Architect, Town Planner and Textile Designer

Sven Markeilus (1889- 1972) was a Swedish Architect, Town Planner and textile designer born in Stockholm.

He taught in Stockholm and at Yale University. In the 1950s, Markelius designed simple wooden furniture and printed fabrics with Astrid Sampe, produced by Nordiska in Stockholm.

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Adrian Frutiger (1928 – 2015) Typographer – creator of most widely used fonts.

Adrian Frutiger was a Swiss graphic designer and typographer.  Frutiger created some of the most widely used fonts of the 20th century, and they can be seen daily in airports on street signs and in subway stations.  He was the creator of many internationally known and loved fonts such as Avenir, Frutiger, Univers and Vectora.

Designers

Paul Follot featured image

Paul Follot (1877 – 1941) French decorative artist and sculptor

His early graphic design reflected a fascination with mediaeval and Pre-Raphaelite art. He joined Julius Meier-shop Graefe’s La Maison Moderne in Paris in 1901. He met Maurice DufrĂ©ne and designed bronzes, jewellery, and fabrics.

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Trusted source of all your design news. Stories about design including furniture, lighting, industrial design and graphic design news.Read More →

Featherston Chaise Lounge

He was born in Geelong, Victoria. In 1965, he married Mary Bronwyn Currey, an English-born interior designer, and the pair worked closely as interior designers for many decades. Between 1938-39, Featherston designed decorative-glass panels for Oliver-Davey Glass, Melbourne, and 1939-40 lighting for Newton and Gray, Melbourne. Read More →

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George Sakier (1897 – 1965) was a multifaceted artist who worked as an interior designer, painter, art director, engineer, and packaging designer. He was also a pioneering industrial designer in the United States. His career was as varied as it was extensive, and his influence on the development of aRead More →

Sven Markelius Chairs

Sven Markeilus (1889- 1972) was a Swedish Architect, Town Planner and textile designer born in Stockholm.

He taught in Stockholm and at Yale University. In the 1950s, Markelius designed simple wooden furniture and printed fabrics with Astrid Sampe, produced by Nordiska in Stockholm.Read More →

Bertel Gardberg Candlesticks

Bertel Gardberg was a Finnish jeweller and metal worker. Between 1938-1941 he studied at Taideteollin Korkeaukoulu, Helsinki. He began his working life in Copenhagen. Gardberg moved to Helsinki where he maintained a studio between 1949-1966. He was responsible for stainless steel and silver designs produced by the Georg Jensen Solvsmedie; Galeries Lafayette department store, Paris and Kilkenny Design workshops, Dublin. Although he was known for his metal wares, he also worked in wood and stone.Read More →

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In 1927, he started working for Baudet, Donon et Roussel, a carpentry and metal construction workshop. He was in charge of the new wrought iron section. Grillework, tables, chairs, consoles, screens, lighting, and firedogs were all designed and manufactured by him. Poillerat’s metalwork was rendered in characteristic winding calligraphic forms in various media ranging from jewellery to clothing.Read More →

John Mascheroni Bergère Lounge Chairs

John Mascheroni is an American furniture and industrial designer. He studied at the Pratt Insitute in Brooklyn New York. He opened his own design office and furniture factory in New York. Mascheroni designed furniture for manufactures in High Point, North Carolina. From 1990, his furniture designs were produced by Swaim and, from 1991, others by Jeffco.Read More →

Griglia Table Lamps

Adalberto Dal Lago is an Italian architect and designer: born and active Milan. He was an assistant, Facolta di Architettura, Politecnico di Milano from 1964-70 and subsequently chair of interior design and then of the elements of composition. He published books on design and Modern architecture. The European Council commissioned him and architect Marco Zanus to publish a postwar European design book. Read More →

John Eberson - Atmospheric Theatre Design

John Eberson was an american designer who was known for his cinema dĂ©cors. One of his earliest, the 1923 Majestic Theatre in Houston, Texas, was a loosely recreated garden of a late-Renaissance palazzo in Italy. Through his workshop Michelangelo Studios, he was was successful at producing elaborate plasterwork for his theatre dĂ©cors in Spanish, Moorish, Dutch, Chinese and other styles.Read More →