New Yorker punch bowl, Schrenkengost & Cowan Pottery, 1930, Cleveland Museum of Art

Explore the life and legacy of Viktor Schreckengost, America’s multi-talented designer. From industrial design to World War II radar tech, discover how he shaped the American design landscape.”Read More →

Sleeps With The Fishes record sleeve designed by Vaughan Oliver

Explore the transformative impact of Vaughan Oliver’s album art designs for iconic bands under the 4AD label. Learn how Oliver elevated album covers from mere promotional materials to standalone works of art, leaving a lasting legacy in both music and visual arts.Read More →

Adolfo Collection at the Met

Adolfo F. Sardiña, known simply as Adolfo, carved a niche in the fashion world with his timeless, elegant designs. Born in Cuba and naturalized in the U.S., he won prestigious awards like the Coty and Neiman Marcus. Notably, his creations graced future First Lady Nancy Reagan, embodying dignified, enduring style.Read More →

Dansk International - Design Firm

Dansk quickly gained a reputation for well-designed dinnerware that embodied the sophisticated postwar Scandinavian aesthetic of combining artisan traditions with industrial production. Read More →

Minton Ceramics Manufacturer

Thomas Minton bought a pottery in Stoke-on-Trent in 1793 and, in 1796, began production of inexpensive blue transfer-printed earthenware. His son Herbert Minton became director in 1836, expanded the range of wares, and hired artists. Read More →

Beosound Level - Audio speaker - Bang & Olufsen

Explore the groundbreaking design of the Beosound Level, an audio speaker that won the iF Gold Award 2022 for its enduring appeal and sustainable build. This isn’t just a speaker; it’s an investment in a timeless audio experience.Read More →

KOFPAR, Japanese cast iron Teapot with Removable Stainless Steel Infuser, Stovetop Safe, Tetsubin Coated with Enamel Interior (950 ml/33 oz)

If you’re a tea enthusiast who loves rich flavours, our Japanese Cast Iron Teapot is perfect for you. It comesRead More →

The Package Design Book Cover Art

Featuring a selection of hundreds of works, this book brings together Pentawards winners from 2008 to 2016, providing a vivid demonstration of creativity in every form of packaging. Read More →

Chinese Woman designed by Adolf Amberg

Adolf Amberg was a German sculptor and designer who designed ornamental objects and silverware for the Bruckmann & Sohn factory and Berlin porcelain factory.Read More →

🏛️ Postmodernism encompasses architecture, furniture, ceramics, applied arts, graphics, and textiles.Read More →

Cordley and Hayes water cooler

Amid growing sanitation awareness, the early 20th-century the C & H Water Cooler emerged as a unique innovation. As weRead More →

From white on white, a triple pleated trouser with lightweight jacket of rayon and nylon twill.

Discover the evolution of men’s fashion in the early 1990s as we delve into trends that prioritized comfort and style. From the rise of breathable fabrics like linen and cotton to the trend of oversized sportswear, the ’90s offered a refreshing blend of practicality and fashion. Read More →

The Hindenburg 1935

Explore the captivating history of the Hindenburg Zeppelin, from its elegant beginnings to its tragic end. Learn about the allure of air travel and its ultimate demise in this fascinating journey through timeRead More →

Libra lux Lamp featured image

Explore the timeless brilliance of Roberto Menghi’s Libra Lux lamp of 1948. Discover its ingenious design, adaptability, and craftsmanship in this homage to a true design masterpiece.Read More →

AGA, Cooker, Ireland - August 2014

Discover the enduring charm of the Aga stove in this brief history. From Sweden to sleek modernity, explore its timeless style, efficiency, and future innovations. A symbol of quality that’s more than just a cooking device.Read More →

LIP line Isabelle Hebey

Explore the life and legacy of Isabelle Hebey, the groundbreaking French designer known for her eclectic style and high-profile clients. Learn how she revolutionized interior design by seamlessly blending the old with the new.Read More →

Carl Curtis ranch, Altadena, 1906

In the early 20th century, Louis B. Easton emerged as a significant figure in American architecture and furniture design. Though never formally registered as an architect, Easton’s contribution to the Arts and Crafts movement was immeasurable. Originating as a vice-principal and manual arts teacher in Illinois, his journey took him to Pasadena, California, where he designed about 25 homes. His masterpiece, the Carl Curtis ranch, epitomized his philosophy that construction materials should serve both structural and aesthetic purposes. Easton was more than just an architect; he was an educator, a craftsman, and a visionary who left an indelible imprint on American design.Read More →

Galeries Lafayette interior

The Galeries Lafayette reported revenue of more than five billion euros in 2019. Since 1960, it has belonged to the International Association of Department Stores. It now has a number of locations in France and other countries in addition to its flagship store on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.Read More →

Maiolica tin-glazed earthenware

Maiolica is a tin-glazed earthenware that was produced during the Renaissance in Italy. The name comes from Majorca, the island from which, in the 15th century, a lot of Hispano-Moresque tin-glazed pottery was brought into Italy. The technique of covering with a tin glaze earthenware was similar to that used elsewhere in Europe for delftware and faience.Read More →

Brookstone Automatic Wine Opener

With its blend of modernity and functionality, the Brookstone Automatic Wine Opener is truly a game-changer in the realm of wine accessories. It ensures that the focus remains on enjoying the wine, not on the ordeal of opening it.Read More →