I have been collecting Margaret Howell’s calendars for the last couple of years - they are the perfect compliment to any Modernist interior.
This year she has chosen to feature a selection of iconic furniture and products by British manufacturers like Robin Day, Kandya and the good old classic Anglepoise.
Here is a little taster …
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An extensive collection of Mid Century Modern furniture. Homespun Vintage Design has a thoughtfully curated selection of desireable pieces and miscellany.
Zhao Lei: Architect/Designer
Born in 1982, Master of Architecture, Tsinghua University.
2010 established studio “SmartwoodHouse”, specialising in furniture design and popularizing culture of wood.
Selected by 101% Designed in Brussels Julien Renault won the interior innovation award, which is part of the d3 contest, the young designers competition of the imm furniture fair in cologne. His transfer of steel forging to aluminum called ‘hand forged aluminum series’ convinced the jury with his combination of handcraft technique and industry standards.
Consider the origins of furniture – philosophical and sociological aspects – the way a piece of furniture functions in a room, how it is conceived by its users, and how form, materials and any other aspect of a piece of furniture affect our senses.
Oak. is the result of an extracurricular, collaborative activity between 18 students from the BA and MA programs at Lund University School of Industrial Design. The project began with a workshop led by Jonas Lindvall of Lindvall A&D, exploring archetypes and stereotypes in the world of furniture. What is the difference and what qualities or virtues make a piece of furniture one versus the other? The project was presented at Designersblock Milano 2011
Always been in awe of this stunning house by Jason Maclean featuring my favourite Kandya Jason chairs.
Photographs by Edmund Sumner
The Indoor Table - It’s a table, it’s a desk, it’s a street door.
Manoteca is a little house in a park, a lab where old and abandoned things are hosted among with recycled materials, reinvented and reassembled.
They all are one-offs, handmade and treated with natural paints.