B.Billy Wilder, the filmmaker, got the first one. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi of India also had one. And so did the father of the American comic strip, “Dennis the Menace.” Ownership of an elegant yet comfortable piece of furniture that was developed about 65 years ago was what this strange
Note the chair frame: to form a continuous pillar, single pieces of beech wood have been carefully manipulated. This recliner, originally intended for patients in a nursing home, can be easily modified by sliding a rod between the circular knobs on the chair’s back arms. Hoffmann designed a chair that allows visibility of both its construction and work. This Sitzmaschine (Sitting Machine) embodies the emphasis on clean craftsmanship, geometric shape, and material integrity of the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops).
We have had a lot of Danish design recently, so it’s no surprise that we turn to Louise Campbell’s work. Born in Copenhagen to a Danish father and an English mother, Campbell inherited a ” combination of Scandinavian rationalism and femininity, ” which can be seen in its design of furniture and objects that emphasise functionality, material technology and complex forms.
A small space doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be cramped. Maybe there is not enough light; furniture doesn’t sit well, the layout isn’t right? How do you make a small room feel more spacious? With clever use of colour, furniture placing, space planning and lighting, your small space can feel as spacious as you need it to b
This small one-room studio is decorated with lots of white combined with natural materials and warm colours like beige and ochre. This warm palette looks very inviting and unifies the style throughout the space.
My favourite area must be the small white dining area with white bentwood chairs. Perfect for a morning coffee.
Michel Péclard, stool, 1955. Beech and birch. Made by Horgen-Glarus, Switzerland, from 1926 the firm produced wood furniture and they furnished the Swiss Pavillion, 1929-30. Background Established in 1880 in Horgen near Zurich and expanded in 1902 to include the company’s workshop in Glarus, ag möbelfabrik horgenglarus is Switzerland’s oldest
Fragment is one of the newest collections of textiles by United States-based textile and wall covering giant Arc-Com. Designed with performance in mind, Fragment is made of 100-percent polyurethane and features an ink-resistant finish, making it a good choice for interiors with high traffic, such as hospitals and schools. Source:
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Monroe Armchair and Florence Stool by Essential Home were recently used to create a dollhouse tearoom in the magic mountains of Japan. The clamshell-inspired velvet pieces turn the Ch Tea Room in Kobe into a pastel wonderland. In millennial pink and mint green, the collection of Monroe Armchairs and Florence
Menu Tearoom Club chair Danish design brand Menu just recently released the Tearoom club chair designed by Scottish designer Nick Ross. The striking, elegant form captures the designers’ fascination with the history of objects – and his knack for lending classic concepts distinctive, modern appeal. Source: Menu Tearoom Club chair