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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When we say “the culture of glass” we think of FIAM ITALIA, when we say “the culture of plastic” we think of KARTELL, when we say “the culture of modern sofas” we think of B&B ITALIA, but when we say “the culture of good sleeping” we inevitably think of FLOU.
The Italian producer FLOU, who introduced the concept of uniting great design and good sleeping, was founded by Rosario Messina (and his partners) in 1978 at Meda, a city on the North of Milan, a company which he will own entirely, with the purpose to create beds of elevated comfortability, quality, and unique design style.
Today is the day I share a small selection of design objects to inspire your Home Décor Styles! It is a series I write every week on my blog, and soon I will start doing the same on my YouTube channels (with a longer list and additional technical information, which is easier to explain by telling, then by writing).
In the meantime, today I selected creative design items for home made by the Italian producer company CATTELAN ITALIA. This choice was based on specific criteria: to give your pieces of design that are unique in shape or/and surfaces, modern and sophisticated, made 100% in Italy, of high-quality materials and at a reasonable price-point. Indeed, the Italian brand CATTELAN ITALIA is knows to be among the brands that offer good quality furnishings and lighting objects, all designed by artists and design studios, that are proposed to the public at an accessible price.
VIBIA made its mission is to develop DESIGN THROUGH LIGHTING and offer us avant-garde unique solutions and timeless design, and along with it professional tools to create interior design scenography.
The bookcase is rich and diverse, divided by category of products, made for indoors and outdoors areas. Moreover, on the official web-site www.vibia.com there is a special area named “The Edit” offering ideas and inspirations for decorating spaces.
Choosing the best sofa might look like an easy task, and once it was because the selection was reduced to function and a few variations in models; but on today’s marketplace it may be overwhelming. So, I thought it would be useful to break it down and see the most important aspects to be considered when choosing a sofa for your homeplace.