Interior Designer

Benedikt Bolza

Trained as an architect in London, he and a team of 120 transform centuries-old stone ruins into exquisite dwellings at Castello di Reschio, a 3,000-acre private community in Umbria, Italy, on land originally purchased by his parents.Read More →

Curtain by Colefax and Fowler - 1950s V & A

John Fowler was a British interior decorator known for his elegant and sophisticated style and worked on many high-profile projects, including the Queen’s private apartments at Buckingham Palace. Fowler’s style, scholarly eye, and recognition made him a valuable asset to the National Trust, inspiring conservationists today.Read More →

Eugenia Errazuriz

Eugenia Errazuriz was a Chilean society hostess. She was born in Huici Chile and was active in Paris and London. In 1880, she married the wealthy landscape painter Josรฉ Thomas Errazuriz and settled in Paris.Read More →

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Peter Murdoch (b.1940) is a British furniture, interior, graphic, and industrial designer.Read More →

Rose Mousse pattern for upholstery, cotton and silk (1920), Metropolitan Museum of Art by Andreฬ Mare

Mare Andrรฉ was a french painter, decorator and furniture designer. He studied painting, at the Academie Julian, Paris. Read More →

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Laura Ashley was one of the first British designers to experiment with the concept of lifestyle marketing. Her romantic vision of nineteenth-century rural life, adapted to modern domestic realities, inspired a generation of middle-class Britons who returned to country life in the 1960s and 1970s. LEARN MORERead More →

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In 1920 Vico Magistretti was born in Milan, Italy. First recognition of his work came in 1948, at the 8th Triennale. He started designing for Cassina in 1960, and from that date on his signature is to be found on many products.Read More →

Arttu Brummer glassware

Arttu Brummer was a Finnish interior and glassware designer. Brummer set up his own interior design office in 1913. Read More →

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He has created almost 300 stores and restaurants since 1965. Despite designing furniture for Aoshima and Ishimaru, he is best known for his 1970 Furniture in Irregular Forms collection for Fijiko. Cappellini International Interiors’ 1970 wavy 18-drawer chests garnered him accolades while exhibiting his odd and surreal sense of humour.Read More →

Giovanni Battista Gianotti (1873-1928) was an Italian painter, decorator, and designer. He specialised in the liberty and art deco styles. His fashion sense has been contrasted with that of Alban Chambon. In 1928, he perished at sea while sailing from Italy to Argentina.Read More →

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Maurice Max-Ingrand (1908โ€“1969) was a French artist and stained glass artist. He was captured by the Nazis during World War II but returned to France in 1945. In 1968, he established Verre Lumiรจre, one of the first businesses to manufacture halogen lamps.Read More →

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Pierre Guariche was a French designer, interior decorator, and architect. He may be best known for the lights he made for Pierre Disderot in the 1950s. Guariche created the ground-breaking “tonneau” chair in 1953. He was searching for a contemporary, affordable alternative to the prewar modernists’ hard chic. Guariche founded the Atelier de Recherche Plastique (ARP: Plastic Research Workshop) in 1954. Guariche founded the Atelier de Recherche Plastique (ARP: Plastic Research Workshop) in 1954. He was appointed artistic director of the Belgian furniture manufacturer Meurop in 1957. Guariche regarded himself as primarily an architect, and his furnishings demonstrate his interest in form and volume.Read More →

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Many architects have used the word “narrative” to describe their work since the early 1980s. The enduring appeal of narrative to architects is that it provides a means of interacting with how a city feels and functions. Read More →

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He co-founded Branson Coates Architecture with Doug Branson in 1985 before opening his architecture and design studio in 2006. He was a partner in the Branson Coates architecture and design studio and the founder of the radical NATO (Narrative Architecture Today, established in London in 1983) design group (established in 1985).Read More →

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Henry van de Velde was a Belgian architect, industrial designer, painter and art critic. He worked in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.Read More →

Toshiyuki Kita

He set up his own design office in Osaka in 1964; in 1969, he began designing furniture for Italian and Japanese firms; he collaborated with Silvio Coppola, Giotto Stoppino, and Bepi Fiori for Bernini. He is best known for the 1980 Wink articulated armchair produced by Cassina, which took four years to design; Read More →

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He specialised in developing industrial furniture for public contexts like schools and government buildings after WWII. He exhibited his whole body of work at both the Salon des Artistes Dรฉcorateurs and the Salon des Arts Mรฉnagers. Hitier also created luxury and high-end home furnishings.Read More →

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Flight is best known for establishing the linocut method of printmaking. He felt by promoting the use of cheap and easily obtained new material. He was making it possible for the masses to be exposed to art. He saw in it the potentiality of a truly democratic art form.Read More →

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In 1928, Jean Adnet became director of the window-display department at Galeries Lafayette, where, in 1922, brother Jacques Adnet became director of its La Maitrise decorating studio; they collaborated under the name โ€˜JJ Adnet.Read More →

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Hilton McConnico ( 1943 – 2018) was American furniture and interior designer. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He worked professionally in Paris.Read More →