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  ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007) was a grandee of late 20th century Italian design. Best known as the founder of the early 1980s Memphis collective, he also designed iconic electronic products for Olivetti, as well as beautiful glass and ceramics. Ettore Sottsass devoted his life and work to dismantling the past in his various roles as
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With Salone de Mobile in Milan kicking off this week and bringing together design world VIPs, Nowness.com visited the London home of one of its favorite sons, Marc Newson, in the second installment of Nowness’s “In Residence” series, helmed by Matthew Donaldson. A space-age aesthetic dominates at casa Newson, an unlikely look for a period
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Roger Tallon is this rare and great cross-over between artist, designer and engineer. The general public mostly knows him for his watches. But it’s fascinating to see the hundreds of products Tallon and his team actually designed
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  Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho will always be remembered as a key figures in the development of modern architecture.   Niemeyer was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro where he attended the Escola Nacional de Belas Artes. His first work experience was for his father’s typography house and as a draftsman
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Japanese surrealist Terunobu Fujimori reveals his otherworldly vision: A one-legged teahouse suspended amid cherry trees in the Japanese mountains showcases the vivid imagination and designs of architect Terunobu Fujimori. Conceiving his first creation at the age of 42, Fujimori is considered one of the world’s first surrealists in his field. Working solely with natural materials
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    The “WM series” (wood/metal) by New Zealand-based designer Tim Webber  can be described as a clean, stripped back aesthetic, with the simplicity of the forms and mixture of materials creating bold, striking items. The works are an exploration of the relationship between some of the two most common materials used in furniture design – wood
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    Given the opportunity and such inexplicably good weather that we’re enjoying, the coast is a necessary destination and in particular, the Belgian coast where the fourth edition of the Triennial of Contemporary Art (Beaufort04) is taking place.     Featured among the installations are the ongoing, very social artworks of Jeppe Hein who
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Check out the amazing documentary Eames: The Architect and the Painter, about Charles and Ray Eames. Its a fascinating look into the evolution of their designs and the process behind their collaboration. The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America’s most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals,
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Last week the village of Hyères at the French Riviera hosted the 27th International Festival of Fashion & Photography. In the impressive decor of the Villa Noailles young artist pave their way to international succes. It’s a very avant garde festival, a bohemian home where trends are set, where open minds come together to look
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When a collection of furniture reminds you of the hit 1980s game show, Blockbusters, you know you’re onto a winner. But the Rayuela stools from Spanish furniture designers Alvaro Catalan de Ocon, are of course so much more than that.   A repeated tile pattern is what makes these pieces so successful as the designs can be
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The upcoming Important Design Auction at Wright includes this rare lamp, designed for the 1958 Venice Biennale. This example comes from the collection of Maruizio Albarelli, the director of Vetri Seguso d’Arte. Sold with original framed drawing and framed vintage photograph of this work. Floor Lamp, by Flavio Poli, Exhibited: Venice Biennale, 1958, Italy, Estimate:
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NOWNESS invited Finland’s top contemporary design talent to showcase their work in the home of the country’s greatest most celebrated aesthete, Alvar Aalto. Today preserved as an atmospheric museum, the Alvar Aalto house, which was the architect’s domicile and studio from 1936 until his death, is an intimate memorial to the modernist master. The clean
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While i was browsing a 1969 magazine i founded a set of pictures with some known and unknown designers. Most interesting to me where 2 two last pictures of a chair that was created by J. Gardel for d’inox-industrie. The 1st picture of the coffee table is a design by François Monnet. Also check out the
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  Anyone who has yielded to the luxurious embrace of an Eames lounge chair is well acquainted with its sensual and aesthetic pleasures but Charles and Ray Eames, the husband and wife team behind the enduring classic furniture designs are less familiar.   Their partnership and multifaceted careers — they’re credited with both reinventing the
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