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Designed by Architects in the 1980s

Shows examples of teapots, tables, hardware, chairs, radios, dressers, sofas, jewellery, tableware, lamps, rugs, and bedsRead More →

Grethe Meyer ceramics featured image

She worked on the editorial staff of The Building Manual from 1944 to 1955. She was a crucial figure in Borge Mogensen’s research on the standardisation of consumer product sizes, and she collaborated with him frequently. They created the Boligens Byggeskabe (BB) and resund cabinet-storage systems in 1957.Read More →

Indian Grill Design

Windows are an introduction to the world beyond. They are an invincible part of any home since it brings in air, sunlight, views, sounds that could be music to ears or noise to irritate, weather‚Ķ inside the house to make and keep it fresh and vibrant.¬†More the windows better ventilated is the home. Moreover, windows allow the owner to show their creativity and decorate it. Designing the right kind of windows with protective grills can make a whole lot of difference in the overall appearance of the room from inside and protection of the house from outside. In Indian homes, we need grills for protection from theft, birds and animals, or simply for the security of our beloved family.Read More →

Dorodango ball

Dorodango is a traditional pastime for Japanese schoolchildren, and now it has evolved into an art form. Dorodango is a shiny ball made of mud and dirt and the name ‚Äėhikaru dodorango‚Äô literally translates to ‚Äėshiny dumpling‚Äô. These polished spheres are amusing people online as they look like one ofRead More →

Oliver Messel featured image

He met Rex Whistler at the Slade, with whom he began making papier-mach√© masks. These piqued the interest of Sergei Diaghilev, who commissioned Messel to create masks for the Ballets Russes production Z√©phyre et Flore in 1925. For his 1928 play¬†This Year of Grace,¬†Noel Coward commissioned sets and costumes.Read More →

Memphis Group

Memphis was a movement in interior design introduced at the annual Milan Furniture Fair in 1981. It consisted of a group led by Memphis guru Ettore Sottass of avant-garde Italian designers. With outrageous interpretations of traditional furnishings and accessories, Memphis shocked the traditionally quiet industry.Read More →

Marblehead Pottery featured image

Herbert J. Hall founded the Marblehead Pottery in 1904 as one of several “handcraft shops” that offered occupational therapy to “nervously worn outpatients.” The shops specialised in hand-weaving,¬†woodcarving, and¬†metalwork, with pottery being the most popular.Read More →

Alastair Morton textile featured image

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.Read More →

Oscar Onken

Oscar Onken (1858 – 1948) was an American entrepreneur. He was professionally active in Ohio. Onken was a prominent businessman and philanthropist. Impressed with the Gustav Stickley and Austrian stands at the 1904 St. Louis ‘Louisiana Purchase Exposition,’ he founded The Shop of the Crafts in Cincinnati in 1904. Read More →