Arne Jacobsen Bellevue Lifeguard Tower

Sand is not a material on which many architects would hope to successfully build a project, far less a career.

Exposition internationale des Arts Décoratifs et industriels modernes Paris 1925

“What is the Paris Exposition?”, asked Roger Gilman in the September 1925 edition of The Art Bulletin, “It is a

Fritz Hansen Arne Jacobsen Series 7 3107

Do designers always know best? No, do they….? Back in July we celebrated the 60th anniversary of Arne Jacobsen’s Ant

Louis Poulsen Arne Jacobsen AJ Table Lamp

In 1956 Arne Jacobsen was commissioned to create the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen; a contract he took on with

Lost Furniture Design Classics Office Furniture by Arne Jacobsen for the American Scandinavian Society desk

At the same time as he was developing the Ant Chair, Arne Jacobsen created a one-off range of office furniture

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Remaining in celebratory mood….. Twenty five years after the young guns of European modernism gathered in Stuttgart to open the

Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln From Aalto to Zumthor Furniture by Architects

As tradition demands the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln (MAKK) have organised a furniture themed, special exhibition to coincide with

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“Wooden spoon for pickled vegetables by John F. Kennedy” ? ? ? John F. Kennedy. Green Mountain Woodcrafters, Vermont. And

Last week we, finally, made our first visit to Design Miami Basel. Featuring 43 international design galleries, Design Miami Basel

One of the most famous – and arguably professionally relevant – phases in Verner Panton’s life was his journeys through

Ask most people to name a Danish furniture designer and they will probably reply Verner Panton or Arne Jacobsen. Ask

As already stated our visit to Copenhagen and CORE 10 was without question one of our more disappointing trips. Largely

For one of Denmark’s most celebrated designers Verner Panton spent considerably little time in Denmark; and many most of his

The (smow)blog team outing to the cardboard furniture workshop was coupled with a visit to the current Vitra Design Museum

Although in the course of his career Verner Panton worked with numerous designer furniture producers, his name is undoubtedly most

For people who spend most of their working lives sat at desks, publishers and authors have a frightening disregard for

When we were still young, fit and healthy, towns and cities existed. Just existed. These days in order to exist

It all started with “boutique” hotels. which, if one is brutally honest, were simply small hotels. Or guest houses as

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