Iconic design

Trend 2019: Vienna straw is more modern than ever

Vienna straw is a material that has become iconic thanks above all to the classic bistro chairs. The first chairs with bent wood back and Vienna straw seat were produced from the mid-nineteenth century by the Austrian company Thonet and became so popular that, of the iconic model No. 14, 50 million pieces were produced between 1850 and 1950. Chairs N.1 (1850) and  N.14 (1860) byMichael ...

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The 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus and its iconic furniture

This is an important year for design. In fact, in 2019 we celebrate the centenary of the foundation of the Bauhaus, the German school that has changed the way we conceive design today, becoming a point of reference for 20th century design and architecture. . Many are the initiatives that have been organized in 2019 to celebrate this important anniversary (you can find all events here) that will ...

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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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Inspiration from the new Gubi catalogue

Today I just want to leave you with some inspirations from the new Home Stories catalogue of the Danish brand Gubi. I’m in love with the sophisticated mood they were able to create, a perfect setting for their classic furniture and lamps. I love the vintage and classy atmosphere, both in the warm and terracotta shades of the first setting and in the colder blue shades of the second ...

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Snoopy turns 50

Snoopy turns 50 years, the famous table lamp designed by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castigioni and inspired by the form and colors of the famous and funny dog, a comic book character created by Charles M. Schulz. To celebrate this famous table lamp, Flos launches a limited edition of 1700 pieces certified by a holographic label that attests its uniqueness. In this limited edition, the ...

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