Charles Rennie Mackintosh was greatly influenced by Japanese design and this encounter against Isamu Noguchi quickly developed into a masterclass of subtle, self-confident, organic design.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh took an instant lead with his complete interior ensemble for the Willow Tea Rooms. In particular the Willow Chair seemed to distract Noguchi through its familar, yet foreign narrative.
Isamu Noguchi recovered however and drew level with his Freeform Sofa and Ottoman before moving ahead with his Coffee Table.
2:1 for Japan
The Group C table and all Group C results can be found here.