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Hans Gugelot (1920 – 1965) began his career in engineering (1940โ€“2) and architecture (1940โ€“6) in Switzerland and was closely associated with the radical Hochschรผle fรผr Gestaltung (HfG) in UlmRead More →

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Feiz’s work has received numerous awards and has been featured in exhibitions and publications worldwide. The overriding inspirations for Feizโ€™s work can be summed up by: Clarity, concept and context. Feiz has developed several project in collaboration with Artifort, including the Extens, Bras and Beso chair family.Read More →

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Artifort used freelance designers, including Kho Liang Le and Pierre Paulin. It produced chairs, settees, and tables. It first used plastics in Paulin’s 1965 Chair 582 in tensioned rubber and latex foam and his 1965-66 Armchair 303 in polyester fibreglass. It produced Paulin’s 1953 Chair 157 in polyester, ABS, and elastomers and 1967 F577 chair. Read More →

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His design approach has been categorised as New Objectivity, a counter-movement and outgrowth of Expressionism that emerged during the Great Depression in Germany in the 1920s.Read More →

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The phrase “Dutch Design” refers to an informal artistic school of design in the Netherlands, particularly in product design. More specifically, the word refers to the design aesthetic used by Dutch designers. Read More →

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Bloemenwerf, Henry Van de Velde’s property outside Brussels, is the inspiration for this chair. Van de Velde planned and built the house and the interiorโ€”from the furniture to the wallpaperโ€”resulting in a holistic design that exemplified the concept of a Gesamtkunstwerk “total work of art”. Read More →

Wax Head Mannequin by Pierre Imans, Paris

Before 1900, Imans was active in a mannequin factory in Paris. By the 1920s, his establishment was located at 10 rue de Crussol. He became known for his faultlessly finished imitation human skin in wax; in 1922, he developed โ€˜carnesineโ€™ or โ€˜carnisineโ€™ to simulate skin; developed a secret formula that was mainly plaster with gelatin; subsequently, produced models in various synthetic materials and wood mounted in-store vitrines worldwide. He produced figures in the images of well-known actresses and politicians.Read More →

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and comfortable armchair. The walnut or oak wooden plywood shell, upholstered in fabric or leather, is the focal point. Customization is also possible with the aluminium swivel base. For that ultimate touch, this can be completed in polished aluminium or an Epoxy colour.Read More →

Stovepipe Necklace by Gijs Bakker

Gijs Bakker is a jeweller, sculptor, furniture designer, and, to a lesser extent, industrial designer who studied gold and silversmithing at the Amsterdam Art Academy. READ MORERead More →

Buegel chair by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld was a Dutch architect and furniture maker, and designer. He was bornRead More →

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The following list are some of the 10 most renowned art museums in the world. Although not a definitive list they do allow a digital experience on-line exhibits and some even have an explore option with Google street view. Read More →