Category: Designers

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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Kaare Klint

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W.H. Gispen

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George Nelson

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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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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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Dirk van Sliedrecht

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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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Charles & Ray Eames

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Josef Hoffmann

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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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Cor Alons

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Alvar Aalto

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Eero Saarinen

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Ilmari Tapiovaara

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Joe Colombo

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Pierre Paulin

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Verner Panton

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Rudolf Wolf

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Eileen Gray

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Gerrit Rietveld

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Kho Liang Ie

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Carlo Molino

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Arne Jacobsen

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Isamu Noguchi

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Hans Wegner

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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Jean Prouvé

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Marcel Breuer

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Gio Ponti

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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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Ilmari Lappalainen

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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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