Andrée Putman was a French interior designer, furniture designer, and entrepreneur. She was born in Paris. Putman was probably best known internationally for her black and white palette, illustrated by the 1985 interior of Morgans Hotel in New York. It was commissioned by the entrepreneurs Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell.
I saw La La Land this weekend and Damien Chazelle musical is brilliant and emotional tribute to the 1950’s musical. Visually stunning eye candy for my inner graphic designer. Not so much a visual re-imaging of Los Angeles as a opportunity to see it through an artists eye. Chazelles last film, “Whiplash”used Jazz as a tool to explore ambition, the price of achieving excellence.
High-Tech architecture emerged in the 1970s, focusing on technological innovation, industrial aesthetics, and functionalism, reshaping the built environment. High-Tech architecture emphasized utilitarian aesthetics, flexibility, and adaptability, influencing interior design and sustainability, and influencing modern green and minimalist styles.
William Haines, an American film actor and interior designer, retired from acting in 1933 and opened his own firm in Los Angeles, paving the way for LGBTQ+ actors and designers. Haines Foster founded an interior design company in 1930, creating iconic Beverly Hills homes and collaborating with architects like William Haines Designs.
Our Room Partitions and Dividers are made of a strong steel frame with powder coating, with Extra Longer and Wider Feet pads to improve stability and privacy. The fabric of the room divider screen is 240g polyester with PA coating, which maximizes secrecy, wrinkle resistance, wear resistance and water resistance. The panels are connected by triple buckle hinges and can be easily folded and stored in the garage. The package includes all the necessary accessories and an installation manual.
This book shows how the insides of ocean liners have changed from the middle of the 19th century to the 21st century. It is the first book to give a history and analysis of this vital part of interior design, which reflects and reinforces cultural ideas about national identity, gender, class, and ethnicity. Anne Massey’s method combines the study of interior design, the history of design, architecture, and the analysis of ships. The South African Union Castle and P & O Lines are discussed more in the new edition, as well as the ships’ demise and how they were used after that.
Athena Calderone is a renowned design expert and interior designer who shares her knowledge and connections with interior decorators, fashion designers, and tastemakers from around the world in her book Live Beautiful. Calderone delves into the inspiration behind each homeowner’s design journey and provides practical tips on how to incorporate these sophisticated elements into your own living space. The book features beautiful photography by Nicole Franzen and serves as a valuable resource for creating a thoughtfully designed home.
Isamu Noguchi designed the first of his lamps to be produced by traditional construction methods in Gifu, Japan, known for its manufacture of lanterns and parasols made from mulberry bark paper and bamboo. Akari is handcrafted with washi paper from the inside bark of the mulberry tree and bamboo ribbing stretched across sculptural moulded wood shapes.
Due to the pandemic, there has been a change in office layout, with hybrid working providing a means of lowering carbon footprints and enhancing work-life balance. Teams of multidisciplinary experts from Buro Happold are assisting clients in reimagining their workspaces. Companies are investing in their offices to encourage employees to spend time with their teams, and people are still attempting to strike the right balance between working from home and from the office.
Traditional interior design is a style that began in Europe between the 18th and 19th centuries. Classic, elegant, timeless, and formal are words that describe it. It takes ideas from this time in history and reinterprets them in a modern way, making a polished and well-curated home that feels timeless and has no expiration date. It can be similar to transitional interiors, but traditional interiors use a more classic design. The art and culture of ancient Greece and Rome inspired people in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Morton joined his family’s Morton Sundour Fabrics in 1931 and oversaw the company’s first screen-printed fabrics. He was the artistic director and principal designer of Edinburgh Weavers in Carlisle, which was established in 1928 as Morton Sundour’s creative design unit from 1932 to 1935. From the 1930s, he was a supporter of the Modern movement, commissioning works from well-known painters and artists.
Master midcentury modern design principles with this simple and snappy interior design handbook.
Do you love rich and vibrant timeless design? Are you on a budget and planning a new project based on this hot trend? Are you excited to find out how to create the midcentury modern look for your home, hotel or motel?