Design Objects - The Zig-Zag chair (1934) by Gerrit Rietveld
The Zig-Zag chair is one of the first examples of a cantilevered solid wood chair, formed by four flat pieces of wood joined in sequence to create an extremely sophisticated design, reminding the Z-letter, that would mimic the way a human sit.
Design Objects - mirror Ultrafragola (1970) - the Influencer’s choice of 2021 on IG
Its first appearance on the Instagram was made before, but particularly in 2020-2021 this design object reached a huge popularity, mostly during different lock-down periods and hanks to fashion influencers, who shared many looks in different occasions in front of this particular mirror tall almost two meters with lightening frame.
Design Objects - Serie Up (1969) by Gaetano Pesce
Gaetano Pesce is an Italian sculptor, designer, and architect. He studied architecture in Venice, one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world, at IUAV (Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia), where later became a teacher to other great artists, among whom were Carlo Scarpa and Ernesto Nathan Rogers, just to name a few.
In 1962, he started his career as a designer, collaborating with Italian producer company B&B Italia, one of the leading Italian companies on the international arena creating design furniture for home and public spaces.
Design Objects - sofa Camaleonda (1970) - the most popular design item of 2021 on IG
One of the most famous and recognizable sofas on the Instagram platform from 2021, a must-have design icon in the house of top Influencers, became the sofa CAMELEONDA designed by the Italian architect and designer Mario Bellini in 1970, made in Italy by the producer company B&B Italia.
Looking on the social platforms you will often meet Camaleonda in the houses/apartments of fashion influencers and not only; sometimes it has beautiful coverings in smooth natural leather, other times it is more playful in different fabrics, but it is always recognizable thanks to its voluptuous forms and unique capitonnè design using cables, hooks, and rigs.
Design Objects - Small table 759 designed by Charles Eames
Charles Eames has played a truly unique role in the design industry: as from 1940 he and his wife Ray Eames revolutionized the way in which we interpret objects today. Only a place like Los Angeles, with its liberated cultural climate and its debates on European values, could accept their eccentric design concept.
Design Objects - Small table 709 designed by Isamu Noguchi
Isamu Noguchi was born in Los Angeles, son an American writer of Irish origin and a Japanese poet. He becomes a Japanese American artist and landscape architect.
Design Objects - Small table 419 designed by Eileen Gray
Eileen Gray was born in Ireland in 1878 but got her studies in painting at the Slade School of Fine Arts in London, and later moved with her family to France in 1907, where she lived and worked until 1976 when she passed away.
Design Objects - Table Lamp Snoopy (1967)
The playful character of the Castiglioni brothers is remarkably evident through their work, and some design pieces particularly express their love for experimenting with shapes and using their imagination skills with reflecting or creating personages.
Design Objects - Table Lamp Taccia (1962)
The Castiglioni brothers often created designs that challenged our perspective, and the table lamp Taccia, which gives the illusion of an upside-down hanging lamp, is an inspired example of that.
Design Objects - Dining table Marcuso (1968)
The glass top and stainless steel legs make the elegant lines of this dining table Marcuso a cult piece of furnishing.