Jasper Morrison Cork Furniture

Morrison produced quirky, satiric, understated furniture. His 1986 South Kensington flat was widely published in design magazines. He designed 1988Ā Door handles I and II, and a 1989 range of aluminium handles produced by FSB in Germany.Ā Read More →

Erna Zarges-DuĢˆrr featured image

Erna Zarges-DĆ¼rr (1907-2002) was a German silversmith. She was professionally active Pforzheim, Leipzig, Berlin. and Stuttgart. Between 1924-27, she trained at Bruckmann und Sƶhne, Heilbronn, as the first women in the silversmiths’ department. From 1927, she studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Pforzheim, under Theodor Wende and others. Read More →

International Exposition of Art and Technology in Modern Life

From 25 May to 25 November 1937, the Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne (International Art and Technology Exhibition in Modern Life) was held in Paris, France. Both the Palais de Chaillot, which houses the MusĆ©e de l’Homme and the Palais de Tokyo, which houses the MusĆ©e d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, were built for this exhibition, which was officially approved by the Bureau International des Expositions.Read More →

MuseĢe des Arts DeĢcoratifs

The MusĆ©e des Arts DĆ©coratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts) is a museum dedicated to the exhibition and conservation of decorative arts. Located at 107 Rue de Rivoli in the city’s 1st arrondissement, the museum occupies the northwest wing of the Palais du Louvre, known as the Pavillon de Marsan (Marsan Pavilion). With more than one million objects in its collection, the MusĆ©e des Arts DĆ©coratifs is the largest museum of decorative arts in continental Europe.Read More →