Design

FROM THE 50’s TO TODAY: SWING ARM WALL LAMPS CONTINUE TO BE TRENDY

Swing arm wall lamps are super trendy right now. Maybe I am just paying more attention because I love them but lately I've seen them used in many interiors styling, from Nordic to more eclectic styling. They are usually used as a light for the table, in the place of pendant light, or as a reading light near the sofa. In the smaller sizes, they are beautiful also used in the place of the bedside ...

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Inspiration from Muuto’s Spring News for 2019.

I love the latest  images from Muuto presenting their Spring News for 2019. The minimalism of the environment, made of pure lines, concrete floors and lime washed walls, is contrasted by furniture and accessories with soft and desaturated shades inspired by the colors of the earth. Sage green, ocher, pale orange and brown create an interesting contrast with the neutral tones of the ...

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HISTORY OF DESIGN: KARTELL COMPONIBILI STORAGE MODULE

Today I am back with another episode of my "History of Design" section. After the Arco lamp, today I decided to talk about another icon of Italian design known all over the world. It is the Componibili storage system produce by Kartell and designed by Anna Castelli Ferrieri in 1967. The Componibili has become so iconic over the time that, 50 years later, is still among Kartell’s best sellers and ...

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A limited edition of the Wishbone Chair.

The Danish company Carl Hansen & Søn turned 110 (unbelievable but true!) and, to celebrate this milestone, has launched a limited edition of the Wishbone Chair, one of my favorite chairs. The Wishbone Chair (or CH24 chair) was designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1949. It was the first chair made by the architect for Carl Hansen & Søn and its production started in 1950. This chair has become ...

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The wallpapers of Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier died more than 50 years ago but his legacy and his work continue to be a source of inspiration for many designer and architects. Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known under the pseudonym of Le Courbusier, was one of the most influential and famous architects and designers of the 20th century and, together with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Alvar Aalto, a ...

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