Category Archives: Designers

Within his handwritten notes for a speech he gave at U.C.L.A. in 1949, Charles Eames scribbled down ‘design is a full time job’, a philosophy which will clearly be defined for all who visit a new exhibition – The World … Continue reading

I know that statement sounds a little like the title of a fantasy novel but it does in fact describe a cultural institution that has been annually coveted by the design conscious for almost 50 years. The Milanese graphic and … Continue reading

UPDATE: for ONE weekend ONLY – 27-28 November 2015 – the CH24 Wishbone chair is included in this offer, in these selected finishes: natural oiled oak, white oiled oak, soaped oak, oiled beech, soaped beech, oiled walnut, oak painted black, … Continue reading

At this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, Cassina presented a new collection – designed by Jaime Hayon – of objects inspired by both the organic shapes of Le Corbusier’s architecture and by his artwork for the Pavilion l’Esprit Nouveau. … Continue reading

“La Roche, someone who has a fine collection like yours needs to build a house worthy of it.” – Le Corbusier During a recent jaunt to Paris, I paid a visit to Maison La Roche; the first of a series … Continue reading

  The PK 24 Chaise Longue was finally realised in 1965 and was easily his most graceful and sculptural effort yet. Again, reflecting earlier design periods, the initial concept behind this piece hailed from the Rococo period and the original … Continue reading

The Bauhaus Movement – established in 1919 – was one of the most influential design philosophies of the last century, particularly in the field of furniture design. In this infographic, we describe the key principles and main protagonists of the … Continue reading

As the 50’s became the 60’s, Kjærholm began work on designing another table and chair set and in the latter part of 1960, the PK 9 Chair appeared. But, on this occasion, there was no refinement or re-engineering of an … Continue reading

Before we carry on into 1957, I would just like to take a side-step to show, for those not aware, the reasoning behind Kjaerholm’s use of numbers to name each of his designs. The truth is, is that there is … Continue reading

The PK 22 was clearly a continuation of his PK 25 design but also a refinement on that idea by using less structural material. Two lengths of bent steel form each side of the frame which are then connected underneath … Continue reading