Finnish furniture company Artek was founded in 1935 by designers Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino Aalto, arts promoter Maire Gullichsen and art historian Nils-Gustav Hahl, with an emphasis on quality in terms of technique, production methods and materials.
Best design ever made.
String®, which was designed in 1949. It may seem strange that something as simple and humble as this little dainty light shelf with its thin side panels has become one of the twentieth century’s foremost design icons. String furniture.
This is a movie by Resource Furniture: Italian-Designed Space Saving Furniture and are showing great ways to save space.
Ugo is a funky sitting landscape where 3 different module sizes can be combined in different ways. They can be assembled, as required, into small sofa islands or larger groups. Design by Norway Says and produced by Hjelle.
This is a multifunctional sofa system. Steel chrome tubes, upholstered in many different fabrics.
The idea of Montana is that everyone wishes freedom to personalize his own style. Where the architect let go of the room Montana takes over and give place for personalized interior design. Not only in the moment where the decision is taken, but infinite freedom to change the interior design in line with changed needs and wishes.
Montana Furniture was founded by Peter J. Lassen in 1982. The company is a family-owned company based in Haarby on the island of Funen in Denmark where the production takes place at a high-technological production site covering 19,000 m2. To contribute to a better everyday life in the home at work by developing and offering a culture of interior design, where there is an optimum coherence between functionality, quality, environmental consideration, economy, aesthetics and ethics.
Montana Furniture produces and supplies storage systems, tables, and chairs for homes and modern office environments. The flexible modular system and the inspiring colour palette offer freedom to create your own personal room and to personalize your style. Montana is a system of shelving units with infinite possibilities which together with tables and chairs can change the ordinary culture of interior design so everyone has the opportunity to create a personal space.
Montana’s table and chair series are designed by Arne Jacobsen, Verner Panton, Andreas Hansen, Peter J. Lassen, Joakim Lassen and the architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen.
Milanese furniture designer Antonio Citterio´s sofa Charles can be configured almost any way from a selection of sixteen modular elements. The low profile keeps everything close to the ground, and the now much-copied L-shaped aluminum legs give it the perfect mix of simplicity and balance.
Finn Juhl designed the sofa Poeten for his own home in 1941 - and I'm guessing that home was tall and not that spacious, judging by the proportions of the sofa. It might be well over 60 years old, but the Poeten is still an incredibly eye-catching piece of furniture. The sofa is produced by Hansen & Sørensen.
Coffee table by Isamu Noguchi.
SLEEK AND CURVY FUNKY FURNISHINGS! Designed with solid wood and a glass plated top, the stylish Isamu Noguchi coffee table is a welcome addition to any modern and contemporary living room space. Because of its unique design, it is easy to funk up a moderately boring space with its curves and slopes. Bring in just about any color palette and this piece will be the perfect compliment.
There is no limit to the imaginative ways this coffee table can be incorporated into design schemes. Its sturdy design ensures long lasting beauty.
The Componibili Storage by Anna Ferrieri have been designed to meet various needs of use and live in any environment in the home or in the office: in the bathroom, bedroom, kitchen or lounge. Produced by Kartell
The design solution that animates the Sectional system is the elementary and solid vertical overlapping of the single pieces, which, through a simple tongue and groove joint, compose practical mobile containers. Proposed in round and square shapes, the Componibili stand on small wheels or feet.
This system has been in production for over 30 years and is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Componibili can serve as a bedside table, bathroom storage, in offices, design studios or anywhere smart storage solutions are needed.
Chair Barcelona by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Produced by Knoll. The Barcelona chair was exclusively designed for the German Pavilion, Germany's exhibition for the Barcelona World Fair of 1929.
The design resulted from collaboration between the famous Bauhaus architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his longtime partner and companion, architect and designer Lilly Reich, whose contributions have only recently been acknowledged.
An icon of modernism, the Barcelona chair's design was inspired by the campaign and folding chairs of ancient times.
Despite the industrial appearance the Barcelona chair requires much hand craftsmanship.