The BALL CLOCK or ATOMIC was designed in 1947 by George Nelson for Howeard Miller Company, and it immediately became an icon of the Fifties. Originally it had a central part made of brass and varnished in red, from which were radiating twelve brass rays with wooden balls at their ends colored same red. The black arrows indicating the time were in geometrical shapes: a triangle to indicate the hour and an ellipse to indicate minutes. Like a molecular structure of an atom, that design was an attempt to calm the nuclear energy. This wall clock free of numbers reflects a metaphysical condition where the time passes without any reference.
What makes a handle great? The classical DOOR HANDLE N. 1020, designed by Johannes Potente for Franz Schneider Brakel, has the perfect grip. Potente has worked for the FSB for his entire carrier from 1922 until 1972, continuously producing new objects of design for this company, a work he continued even after his retirement in the pension until his death.
HANG IT ALL was made of varnished wire and colored wooden balls, created to help kids get organized with their clothes, and make them find a place for every item they have: coat, scarves, and gloves, but also for roller skates and other playground games. These colorful wooden balls float in different directions and different heights typically to an infant environment.
As a lady with a generous shapes, I understand the struggle women like me have on finding the right bra. We need to feel confident and sexy, so what we’re looking for is all-in-one: quality materials, beautiful embroideries/shapes, and comfortability!
As soon as she arrived in Paris, the Irish designer Eileen Gray draws her interest in the pure geometry forms of Holland movement called “De Stijl.” She designed for herself a modernistic house, right on the Mediterranean coast, at Roquebrune, and called it “E-1027”. For this house, she created several furniture pieces, among which was the armchair TRANSAT.
It is a SCHETCH & GUIDANCE BOOK for those Ladies who appreciates Minimalistic looks, made of good-quality materials, tailored clothes, and achromats. It’s a DRESSING STYLE that gives individuality, remarkable identity DNA style using only essential pieces. It’s about THE LOOK, which stands out from the crowds, unique and memorable through its details!
The Lamp ARCO was created as a home version of the streetlamp: a long telescopic arm made of satin steel holds a lampshade suspended at more than 2 meters from the solid base in marble Carrara, creating under an ample space to position a table and chairs. The flexible reflector is adjustable in high, and it is made of molded aluminum, polished, and zapped. Since the entire construction weighs over 45 kg (99 pounds), its inventors thoughtfully predicted to make a hole in the marble base where you could insert a handle and by so easily lift and move.
Who can tell for how long we’ll have to wait for Spring to come, probably here in Italy it will take a month or two. Usually, March is the beginning of sunny days and temperatures over +15° C.
In the meantime, I got to enjoy the looks on RUNWAYS for this Spring-Summer Collections 2020 and take notice on current trends. Just to know what to put on when the right time? I’ve decided to share some of my loved trends, maybe you’ll find some inspirational ideas for yourself too.
This flexible and straightforward library system to assemble at home is one of the best-selling products in the world! Since IKEA first introduced it to the market in 1978, there have being old over 28 mln pieces.
Brown and caramel are a sweet duo for a relaxed living room in a country house. The brown chocolate and cream are the perfect contrast to the warmed wood floor and just right to keep that fresh modern flooring in a rustic style.