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The Italian Radical Design Mouvement

Radical Design was an Italian architecture and design movement that had its start in 1966 with the manifesto and exhibition Superarchitettura in Pistoia. It culminated, roughly, in 1972 with the seminal show Italy: The New Domestic Landscape at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Within those six years dozens of studios and independent designers such as Archizoom, Superstudio, and Studio … Continue reading “The Italian Radical Design Mouvement”

Live Big with Your Books!

A home filled with books can be a place of inspiration in more ways than one. Bookcases, bookshelves, entire rooms: far from being simple storage spaces, home libraries reveal the personalities and lifestyles of their owners. They are always very personal and unpredictable, whether they have been specially created in a separate room or fitted … Continue reading “Live Big with Your Books!”

Design in the 1970s

Do you love indoor plants, wood panelling and confortable sofas in interiors right now? You’re maybe in the midst of a Seventies revival! It is easy to dismiss the 1970s as “the decade that taste forgot”. after years of pared-back discipline with a focus on function in the mid-century design movement, the 1970s was a … Continue reading “Design in the 1970s”

The Obsession with Mid-Century Modern design

Today, more than ever, the midcentury modern look is everywhere Midcentury modern is an architectural, product, interior and graphic design that generally describes mid-20th century developments in modern furniture design, architecture and urban development from roughly 1933 to 1965. Mid-Century modern furniture first showed up in the 1950s and ’60s. Midcentury modern was reaffirmed in 1983 … Continue reading “The Obsession with Mid-Century Modern design”

Air in all its forms

Scenography aerial, floating objects, free circulation, the air is elusive until October 13, at the Center for Innovation and Design at Grand-Hornu. The artistic project explores the relationship between design and air. It addresses the theme of air from various angles, from inflatable material to gas injection in manufacturing processes, from moving air to the … Continue reading “Air in all its forms”

PEWTER coffee table

The Pewter Collection by Christopher Gentner is a family of furniture pieces defined by their materiality and formal qualities.  One crucible at a time, pewter is melted into liquid form and hand coated onto the steel structure, creating the other-worldly surface that makes each handcrafted pewter table unique. Through its manifestation of conceptual thought and dream like … Continue reading “PEWTER coffee table”

“Eclipse” mirror

During the Design Week in Stockholm, Malmö-based Stoft Studio created an exhibition where visitors were able to see forms, materials and objects from different angles. As black as ink or as dim as a solar eclipse the mirror with its diabase stone was designed to warp people’s perception of space. By playing with the perspective of a … Continue reading ““Eclipse” mirror”

Welcome to Eames.com!

Eames.com is a new marketplace dedicated to authentic Eames designs. Created by fans for fans, for collectors, for interior specialists and for lovers of all classic design, Eames.com has the love of design at heart and is the only dedicated secondary marketplace for vintage and used Eames designs. Eames.com is home to the only true online … Continue reading “Welcome to Eames.com!”