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Rattan – a natural design material

Helicon Vase

Helicon Vase symbolises music and poetry

Mario Bellini (b.1935) Italy’s most versatile designer

40s and 50s Graphic Design

Design History – 40s & 50s the age of the Graphic Designer

Skandinavisk Scented Candles

CUP Chair For Plank

Konstantin Grcic Unveils – CUP Chair For Plank | 🇩🇪 German Design

Julien Tabet

Whimsical Photo Manipulation by Julien Tabet


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Ron Arad Israeli industrial designer and artist

Ron Arad is an Israeli industrial designer, artist, and architectural designer. He is professionally active in the United Kingdom. Israeli-born Arad studied at the Jerusalem Academy of Art in 1971 before moving to London in 1973 to study at the Architectural Association’s School of Architecture. From 1974 to 1979, he was one of Britain’s most globally known and individual designers.

Architecture

Unit One avant-garde group of architects, designers, artists

Unit One was a British avant-garde community of architects and fine artists were created by designer, artist, and teacher Paul Nash to encourage Modernism in art and architecture in England. Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, and Ben Nicholson were among the group’s most prominent members, as were the architects’ Wells Coates and Colin Lucas.

Furniture

Konstantin Grcic Unveils – CUP Chair For Plank | 🇩🇪 German Design

For travellers, the benefits of plastic shell suitcases have come to be appreciated. They are extremely light and flexible, yet powerful and good looking. Suitcases made of thin vacuum-formed plastic sheets have completely transformed the product category. As a designer of the furniture, Konstantin Grcic was surprised by this ingenuity and the suitability of the modern chair covers for production and performance.

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Yusaku Kamekura Poster

Poster for Nikon (1957) by Yusaku Kamekura

Yusaku Kamekura’s poster emphasises the brilliance and clarity attained with the Nikon lens and the technical perfection of his client’s camera by using brilliant optical patterns and powerful, white letter-forms against an intensely dark background.

Concorde has a novel shape, consisting of a needle-shaped nose and a "delta wing"

Concorde a design classic

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Lacquer screen, Eileen Gray, about 1923, Paris, France

Eileen Gray was an French furniture designer and architect. Her work reflected a stylistic pastiche of far eastern and french influences.Read More →

Ron Arad is an Israeli industrial designer, artist, and architectural designer. He is professionally active in the United Kingdom. Israeli-born Arad studied at the Jerusalem Academy of Art in 1971 before moving to London in 1973 to study at the Architectural Association’s School of Architecture. From 1974 to 1979, he was one of Britain’s most globally known and individual designers.Read More →

Fractals are intricate geometric structures created when patterns (or pieces of patterns) are altered and duplicated at ever-diminishing scales.  Besides having a tremendously important effect across a range of sciences, fractals make a stunning picture on your tablet. Even simple shapes can quickly grow complicated when they are altered again and again.  A close look can reveal endless variations of the same design theme.Read More →

Alexandre Bigot (1862-1927) was a french ceramics manufacturer. He was initially a physics and chemistry teacher. Read More →

Rattan texture

Rattan is a type of climbing or trailing vine-like palm native to southern Asia, Malaysia and China. Its outer bark is used for caning, and its inner, reedlike section is used to weave wicker furniture. It was introduced to the West in the early 19th century, rattan has become the standard material for caning, and its strength and manipulability have made it the most popular of the many materials used in wickerwork.Read More →

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Artisan in glass and creator of family firm Cristal Lalique René Lalique was a FrenchRead More →

Helicon Vase

A Helicon vase is a centrepiece named after Mount Helicon in Greece. It was sacred to the ancient Greek muses. Read More →

BeoLab 5000 designed by David Lewis

David Lewis was a British industrial designer. He is best known for his work for Bang & Olufsen. He was a distinguished member of Royal Designers for Industry. Read More →

Mario Bellini is one of Italy’s most versatile designers. Trained as an architect, he is known for his furniture and industrial design work. The new forms he developed for contemporary technology and furniture objects inspired designers internationally.Read More →

40s and 50s Graphic Design

The 1940s and 1950s the age of the Graphic Designer. Designers, illustrators, and artists used their talents to disseminate information.Read More →

Stylish Hallucinations in Dane Nicklas’ Colorful Tattoos

Dane Nicklas is a tattoo artist currently working in a private LA Studio.  This is an update from a blog post back in 2018.Read More →

Creative Photo Ideas and Unexpected Viewpoint of MyeongBeom Kim MyeongBeom Kim builds unique works by combining everyday objects whose purposes are often in stark contrast.Read More →

Lighting a candle, reading a good book, enjoying something – or someone – warm. We think this is how to enjoy a moment of cosiness.Read More →

CUP Chair For Plank

For travellers, the benefits of plastic shell suitcases have come to be appreciated. They are extremely light and flexible, yet powerful and good looking. Suitcases made of thin vacuum-formed plastic sheets have completely transformed the product category. As a designer of the furniture, Konstantin Grcic was surprised by this ingenuity and the suitability of the modern chair covers for production and performance. Read More →

Be an analogue photography pro with the Lomo LC-A family. Get the signature ‘35mm Lomographic look’ with shadowy vignettes, eye-popping colors and saturation.The Lomo LC-A is the Russian classic with customizable aperture settings.Read More →

Julien Tabet

Julien Tabet, the 20-year-old digital artist from France, use Photoshop to create surreal situations involving animals. From zebras with stripes for wings to the entire ocean in a belly of a bird, it takes a lot of imagination and creativity to create pieces like that.Read More →

Bruno Mathsson Swedish Designer & Architect

Mathsson grew up in the town of Värnamo in Sweden’s Smland region, the son of a master cabinet maker. After a brief period of schooling, he began working in his father’s gallery.Read More →

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Acroter is a plinth or pedestal for a statue or other ornament, placed at the apex or lower corners of a pediment. Read More →

The Painting of John F. Kennedy and Pope John XXIII, entitled the “Peace Sowers,” was done by Walter Molino (1915 – 1997). Molino shows the men moving hand-in-hand through a plowed field scattering “seeds of goodwill.” Molino’s placard underneath the painting reads;Read More →

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Burmese glass (1885) was an almost opaque satin glass. Its shading was from salmon pink at the top to pale yellow below. It was attractive mostly when illuminated and was much used in fairy lamps and occasionally in chandeliers and candelabra.Read More →