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Illmari Tapiovaara Domus chair from 1946 in Ghent

Illmari Tapiovaara Domus chair from 1946 in Ghent

During my recent visit to the Design Museum in Ghent, Belgium I came across this Domus chair by Illmari Tapiovaara. Made from solid wood and form-pressed plywood birch and brass colored metal. It was created as a multipurpose seat for the Domus Academica student housing complex in Helsinki. The first model of this chair was […]

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blue viintage furniture

Blue hues for the vintage inspired interior

Inspired by the use of blue hues, I collected a few things from the collection that pick up the blue shades. Hala, Busquet fifties blue and white multi-functional lamp Blue vintage antique adjustable beach chair Metalic blue 60s vintage task light 2 Arne Jacobsen style chairs blue upholstered, 60s, vintage retro Sixties blue green ceramic […]

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Meshes of the Afternoon - Maya Deren (1943)

Meshes of the Afternoon – Maya Deren (1943)

Meshes Of The Afternoon (Maya Deren, 1943) from SeriousFeather on Vimeo.

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Eileen Gray exhibition in Center Pompidou - bom Design Furniture

Eileen Gray exhibition at the Center Pompidou

Amazing 2013 exhibition in the Center Pompidou with the work of Eileen Gray exhibition. Coming from an aristocratic Irish-Scottish family, Eileen Gray went to London and Paris to study architecture and design. She first made a name for herself as a leading designer of lacquered walls and decorative panels. With her theories on design and […]

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Guggenheim museum in New York (1959)

Guggenheim Museum in New York (1959)

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Anita Ekberg fifties sixties vintage postcard.

Retro Meubels Webshop

Retro Meubels Webshop – Bom Design Furniture in Rotterdam met meer dan 750 stukken in voorraad!

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Le Corbusier Monastery

Le Corbusier Builds Modern Monastery (1961)

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Brigitte Bardot fifties sixties vintage postcard.

Vintage celebrity postcards

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New "E" Type Jaguar (1961)

New “E” Type Jaguar (1961)

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Gerrit Rietveld in the Gemeente Museum Den Haag

De Stijl in the Gemeente Museum Den Haag

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Joris Ivens - De Brug (The Bridge, 1928)

Joris Ivens – De Brug (The Bridge, 1928)

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100 years Gispen in Boijmans van Beuningen

100 years Gispen in Boijmans van Beuningen

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carlo molino casa

Carlo Mollino – Sèance

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inflatable design furniture 1968

Inflatable design furniture – 1968

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Art Rotterdam 2016

Giovanni Pintori – Animated

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dr-no-1962-james-bond-title-sequence

Dr No (1962) James Bond title sequence

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Harry Bertoia 'Diamond Chair' construction for Knoll

Harry Bertoia ‘Diamond Chair’ construction for Knoll

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Tecno Osvaldo Borsani

Tecno Osvaldo Borsani Sedia S80 Advert

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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Design Collection-16

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Design Collection

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Works of Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder exhibition in The Hague

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Product in Post Test

3 Pagholz retro plywood chairs € 75,00

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vintage-design-logos

Vintage Design Logo’s – Just Enjoy !

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vintage-advertising

Fifties Advertising Images – Just Enjoy !

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Tomitaro-Nachi-exhibition-(1974)

Tomitaro Nachi exhibition (1974)

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Carlo Scarpa - Olivetti Interior

Carlo Scarpa – Olivetti Interior

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How the Hans Wegner Peacock chair is made

How the Hans Wegner Peacock chair is made

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Professor Friedrich Becker – Kinetic Jewelry

Professor Friedrich Becker – Kinetic Jewelry

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Comfort-Furniture-and-Fittings-1967

Comfort Furniture and Fittings (1967)

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Gerrit-Rietveld-Architecture

Gerrit Rietveld – Architecture & Furniture

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Le Corbusier in his Paris home and studio

Le Corbusier in his Paris home and studio

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American Vintage Design 1958

American Design 1958

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carla-scarpa

Carlo Scarpa – A Profile

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Tapio-Wirkkala-docu

Tapio Wirkkala Documentary

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gijs-bakker-jewelry-1967

Gijs Bakker AD2000 Aluminium Jewelry (1967)

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verner-panton-vintage-design

Modern Chairs by Verner Panton (1962)

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Case Study House - Charles & Ray Eames

Case Study House – Charles & Ray Eames

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Jean Perzel

Jean Perzel – manufacturing of lamps in factory, Paris

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Ilmari Tapiovaara

Ilmari Tapiovaara 1914 -1999

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Cees Braakman dutch designer for UMS Pastoe

Cees Braakman 1917-1995

Cees Braakman trained in the Utrechtse Machinale Stoel- en Meubelfabriek(UMS), where he worked through all the departments. From 1949 until 1968 Braakman designed most of the Pastoe models, which were usually part of a complete series of furniture and cabinets. (Pastoe is the trademark of UMS.) He was among the first in the Netherlands to […]

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Friso Kramer Ahrend Cirkel Revolt chairs

Friso Kramer 1922 –

He was born in 1922 as son of the architect Piet Kramer, one of the leading exponents of the Amsterdam School. Trained for interior design at the Institute of Applied Art in Amsterdam. Friso Kramer was employed at the Circle (a factory of steel office furniture which later merged with Ahrend) from 1947 till 1963. In […]

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Wim Rietveld Gispen De Cirkel Ahrend

Wim Rietveld 1924-1985

He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague from 1950 to 1953 . His first chair designs date from his student days. As a designer at Gispen – from 1953 to 1957, he designed his first steel tube furniture, a polyester armchair and the Panama lamp.  For the Brussels World Fair […]

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The Aluminium Chair by Charles & Ray Eames

The Aluminium Chair by Charles & Ray Eames

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Hans-Agne Jakobsson, Ellysett, Markaryd, Svera.

Hans Agne Jakobsson, 1919-2009

One of my favourite lamp designers is the swedish furniture designer and interior decorator Hans-Agne Jakobsson. He worked as a carpenter, studied architecture, was an industrial designer for General Motors. He was assistant to furniture designers Carl Malmsten and Werner West. In 1951 he started his own company, Hans-Agne Jakobsson AB, at Markaryd. He also […]

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Lisa Johansson Pape, Orno, Finland, Stockman Orno

Lisa Johansson Pape, 1907 – 1989

Finnish design Lisa Johansson-Pape studied furniture design. In 1937, she worked for the Stockmann department-store company’s design office creating furniture and carpets. Her furniture designs were simplified, functional and very organic in form. In 1942 she began working for the Orno lamp and light-fixture factory. The designs were mainly made from metal and acrylic. At […]

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Poul Kjaerholm

Poul Kjaerholm 1929-1980

Studied at the Danish School of Art and Crafts in Copenhagen. He studied under Hans Wegner one of the great masters of Danish design. Kjaerholm is one of the most modern of the Danish furniture designers. He was one of the first Danish designers to use metal instead of wood for the construction of furniture. […]

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Louis Kalff Philips Lighting Division

Louis Kalff 1897-1976

He studied at the School of Art Acadmy in Amsterdam and later at the Technical University in Delft. Louis Christiaan Kalff was firstly a graphic designer. In 1925, Louis Kalff joined the advertising department of Philips in Eindhoven work. In 1929 under his leadership the Light Advice Office was established Under his leadership. He was […]

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Rotterdam 1962, Breuer, Naum Gabo

Rotterdam – 1962

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Asko - Finland 1968

Asko – Finland 1968

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Laszlo Moholy Nagy Ein Lichtspiel Schwarz Weiss Grau

Laszlo Moholy Nagy Ein Lichtspiel Schwarz Weiss Grau

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Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

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Works of Alexander Calder

Works of Alexander Calder

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George Nakashima - Woodworking

George Nakashima – Woodworking

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PH: Philosophy of light (1/3)

Poul Henningsen – Philosophy of Light (1/3)

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Joe Colombo Visiona 1 in 1969 for Bayer AG: Italian Space Age Modern Design

Joe Colombo – Visiona 1 – 1969

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Bruno Munari - Colonna 9 sfere - 1962

Bruno Munari – Colonna 9 sfere – 1962

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Gispen Commercial “Danseresje” 1963

Gispen Commercial “Danseresje” 1963

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Isamu Noguchi Akari

Isamu Noguchi Akari light sculptures

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Verner Panton exhibition Cologne furniture fair

Verner Panton exhibition Cologne furniture fair

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Fritz Hansen – Making of Series 7

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The Power of Ten Movie

Eames Powers of Ten Movie (1977)

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film of alvar aalto furniture being made in the artek factory

How Alvar Aalto’s furniture is made

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Charles and Ray Eames, Film, Video, Vintage, Retro

America Meets Charles and Ray Eames (1956)

 

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