Ulisse Daybed by Konstantin Grcic for ClassiCon, as seen at Milan Furniture Fair 2016

To the casual observer selecting five outstanding products from the Milan Furniture Fair is a neigh on impossible task, so

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Eileen Gray Adjustable Table ClassiCon

As previously noted in these pages the (hi)story of modernism is largely one of successful male/female partnerships, the most famous

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Berlin Design Week Werkschau Sebastian Herkner Rosenthal Berlin tea service wan

Since the late 1950s Bavarian porcelain manufacturer Rosenthal has cooperated with an impressive roster of international designers to create new

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Konstantin Grcic Panorama Vitra Design Museum Netscape Swings

One of the first telephone calls Mateo Kries and Marc Zehntner made upon assuming leadership of the Vitra Design Museum

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Pegasus Home Desk by Ippolito Fleitz Group Tilla Goldberg for classicon

The first post in our, hopefully short, new series “Things we missed at IMM Cologne 2014” is devoted to the

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Passagen Cologne 2014 Alle Metalle All Metal Tom Dixon Etch Lamp shade Light drop e27

Revolutions in design and architecture invariably involve a new material. The oldest examples of this phenomenon being found in the

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Eileen Gray Adjustable Table Day Bed Paravent en briques Classicon

From February 20th until May 20th 2013 the Centre Pompidou Paris is presenting a major retrospective devoted to the Irish

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V&A Museum London British Design 1948-2012 Innovation in the Modern Age architecture

At the end of March the V&A Museum London opened the exhibition “British Design 1948-2012. Innovation in the Modern Age”,

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The London 2012 Olympic Torch by Barber Osgerby

London based design studio Barber Osgerby stands as a testament to the fact that high quality work will always win

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The USM Haller hat rack - a smow speciality

What would Christmas be without hats? Father Christmas, his elves, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Dave Hill…. Even the shepherds and

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Safer Internet Day 2010

9th February 2010, Brussels Under the motto “Think before you Post” the from the EU funded  Safer Internet Day 2010

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Saturn by

On Wednesday a tweet fluttered into our (smow)twitter from @imm_cologne with the information that the Munich based producer ClassiCon had

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bauhaus-breuer2

Twas the month before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Save

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St Tropez by Eileen Gray

As we stood looking at some mighty fine, but horribly over-carved, wooden furniture at the Salone in Milan a female

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