Monday, 29 June 2020 18:10

Design Objects - Desk Compass (1948)

Jean Prouvé did not make any difference between design and production, neither between architectural works and furniture: the economics of materials, assembly methods, and the aesthetics of the structure emerge regardless of its form or dimensions. To create pieces at a reasonable price point and easy to produce in series, he uses materials made for the aeronautics and automobile industry. 

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Monday, 29 June 2020 16:01

Design Objects - Table Fontana (1932)

Glass has always occupied a central place in the work of Fontana Arte; the Italian company specialized in the production of furnishings and lighting. This principle is applied to the glass table Fontana, a creation of Pietro Chiesa from 1932.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 22:48

Design Objects - Lamp Standard (1953)

The lamp Standard is made of metal varnished black with shades painted white on the inside and a reflector in aluminum. Besides reflecting light, this lamp has an organic shape and erotic illusions inspired by the Surrealism movement.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 22:14

Design Objects - Table lamp Tizio (1971)

The table lamp Tizio has become a symbol of functionality, representing a lifestyle in the name of design. Although it was created as a table lamp, it became a popular model among interior furnishings. 

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When Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina presented the prototype of the table lamp Tolomeo to the technical department in Artemide, with it's provocative and showy style, it was abandoned in favor of an approach that explored concepts of tension and movement. 

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Although it has the same name as lighting from 1960, the Taraxacum ’88 has an entirely new design.

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The chandelier PH Artichoke by Poul Henningsen, with its waterfall of peaked copper lampshades, is one of the most singular lamps designed in the Twentieth Century. It is one of the most remarkable lighting models firmed by Henningsen, produced by the Dutch company Louis Poulsen Lighting of Copenaghen

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An absolute icon among folding chairs, Tripolina was designed by Joseph Beverly Fenby in Great Britain around 1855 for the officers employed in the British army, a model that he patented latter in 1877. It has a practical and straightforward aspect that offers a modern look and rare among sittings from the Nineteenth Century, which is intended to be the most privileged classes. 

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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 11:13

Design Objects - Model Chester (1912)

The armchair and sofa model Chester was inspired by English clubs and countryside houses from the Edwardian era. 

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The chair Wassily is the most representative and appreciative design of Marcel Breuer. When you are sitting on it, you get wrapped and suspended on its tubular structure made of steel. It is the modern representation of a club chair

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