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Alvar Aalto - Finnish Architect and Designer
alvar aalto

Alvar Aalto is one of the greatest names in modern architecture and design producing furniture and lighting for Artek and Iittala

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alvar aalto
Eero Aarnio
eero aarnio

Eero Aarnio designed the Ball Chair, Bubble Chair, Pastil Chair & Tomato Chair for manufacturers like Adelta, Alessi & Magis

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eero aarnio
Carlo Alessi
carlo alessi

Designer Carlo Alessi took over the Alessi company in the early 80's & designed notable pieces, including the Bombe series

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carlo alessi
Anderssen & Voll
anderssen & voll

Anderssen & Voll are Norwegian designers who have received numerous awards for their work in furniture, lighting & accessories

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anderssen & voll
Ron Arad
ron arad

Ron Arad’s unique design style continues to use unorthodox combinations of materials & concepts employing shapes from steel

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ron arad
Omer Arbel
omer arbel

Omer Arbel explores the intrinsic mechanical, physical & chemical qualities of materials as fundamental points for his work

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omer arbel
Maarten Baas
maarten baas

Designer Maarten Baas creates unique pieces that are each handmade, in series, and explores the boundaries of design

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maarten baas
Barber & Osgerby
barber & osgerby

London-based Design Firm Barber & Ogersby have lectured internationally & their work is held in collections around the world

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barber & osgerby
Yves Behar
yves behar

Thinker Yves Behar believes design's purpose is not only to show us the future, but to bring us the future - Herman Miller

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yves behar
Mario Bellini
mario bellini

Mario Bellini's most popular modern furniture designs remain in MoMA, including modern chairs for Cassina & Chairs for Heller

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mario bellini
Niels Bendtsen
niels bendtsen

Danish Niels Bendtsen designs modern furniture & accessories with a respect for non-industrial, hand-built traditions

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niels bendtsen
Ward Bennett
bennett, ward

Ward Bennett designed more than 150 chairs, many have become classics. He is considered the first American to use industrial materials for home furnishings

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bennett, ward
Jeffrey Bernett
jeffrey bernett

Jeffrey Bernett founded studio B as a design consultancy to conceive & promote projects in a wide range of disciplines

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jeffrey bernett
Harry Bertoia
harry bertoia

Harry Bertoia was an artist, sound art sculptor & Modern furniture designer for Knoll, designed the diamond chair & Bird Chair

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harry bertoia
Tord Boontje
tord boontje

Tord Boontje was nominated for Designer Of The Year at the Design Museum 2003 & also by Elle Decoration UK

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tord boontje
Osvaldo Borsani
osvaldo borsani

Throughout the 40's and 50's, Osvaldo Borsani produced a large body of work including modern case goods, storage pieces & seating

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osvaldo borsani
Bouroullec Brothers - Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
bouroullec brothers

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec maintain a constant collaborative dialogue & strike a balance within their quest for diligence

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bouroullec brothers
Marcel Breuer
marcel breuer

Modern Furniture Designs by Marcel Breur produced by Knoll - Wassily Chair designed & named for Wassily Kandinsky

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marcel breuer
Achille Castiglioni
castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni was a renowned Italian industrial designer best known for his Modern Lamps made by Flos - Arco, Snoopy

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castiglioni
Ceretti, Derossi & Rosso
ceretti, derossi & rosso

Pietro Derossi, Giorgio Ceretti and Riccardo Rosso formed Gruppo Strum in 1966 with the radical idea to create an architettura strumentale or functional architecture, a response to modernism and the International style.

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ceretti, derossi & rosso
Benjamin Cherner
benjamin cherner

Son of Furniture Designer Norman Cherner, Architect Benjamin Cherner Heads Cherner Design producing & designing modern furniture

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benjamin cherner
Designs by Norman Cherner
norman cherner

A pioneer in molded plywood, Norman Cherner created a line of seating for Plycraft that led to his famous Cherner Chair

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norman cherner
Antonio Citterio
antonio citterio

Italian designer Antonio Citterio has made designs for top manufacturers - B&B Italia, Flos, Iittala, Kartell and Vitra

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antonio citterio
Joe Colombo
joe colombo

An active painter & sculptor within abstract Expressionism, Joe Colombo gave up painting to promote his modern design career

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joe colombo
Le Corbusier - Architect, Designer, Painter, Urban Planner, and Writer
le corbusier

Le Corbusier was not only a pioneer of modern architecture & design, but also an architect, designer, urbanist, and writer

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le corbusier
Tom Dixon
tom dixon

Self-taught designer Tom Dixon started his career when he discovered pleasure in welding while repairing motorcycle frames

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tom dixon
Charles & Ray Eames
eames

Charles & Ray Eames pioneered molded plywood technology to produce iconic Modern Furniture for Herman Miller including the Eames lounge chair and ottoman

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eames
A.C. Ferrieri
a.c. ferrieri

modern designer furniture for the home from hive

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a.c. ferrieri
Kaj Franck
kaj franck

Kaj Franck of Vyborg, Finland is perhaps best know for his Kartio glassware series or his Teema tableware produced by Iittala

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kaj franck
Naoto Fukasawa
naoto fukasawa

Naoto Fukasawa designed a number of products utilizing state-of-the-art technology & has won numerous design awards

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naoto fukasawa
Frank Gehry
frank gehry

Frank Gehry has been described as the “most important architect of our age” & his buildings are recognizable around the world

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frank gehry
Massimo Giacon
massimo giacon

Massimo Giacon was primarily a comic artist, but brought his lighthearted sensibilities into home design & accessories - Alessi

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massimo giacon
Stefano Giovannoni
s. giovannoni

Sterfano Giovannoni works as an industrial, interior designer & architect in Milan - Alessi, Flos, Magis, Seiko, Cappellini

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s. giovannoni
Alexander Girard
alexander girard

Alexander Girard is widely known for contributing to American textile design, particularly through his work for Herman Miller

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alexander girard
Ernesto Gismondi
ernesto gismondi

Italian designer Ernesto Gismondi has played a significant role in progressive modern design & started Lighting co. Artemide

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ernesto gismondi
Michael Graves
michael graves

Michael Graves is an American architect who has become a household name for his domestic products - Alessi Graves 9093 Kettle

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michael graves
Eileen Gray
eileen gray

Irish artist Eileen Gray was one of the pioneers who created what we now call modern design with her modern furniture designs

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eileen gray
Konstantin Grcic
konstantin grcic

Cabinet Maker Konstantin Grcic founded KGID in 1991 with commissions from leading firms in furniture, design & architecture

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konstantin grcic
Greta Grossman
gretta grossman

Grossman played a significant role in defining the aesthetic of mid-century Californian Modernism.

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gretta grossman
Alfredo Haberli
alfredo haberli

Alfredo Haberli's Modern Furniture Designs for Top Manufacturers - Alias, Iittala, Kvadrat, Moroso, Volvo, Origo, Essence

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alfredo haberli
Geoffrey Harcourt
geoffrey harcourt

Modern Design 20th Century Furniture Lounge Chairs by Geoffrey Harcourt product by Artifort - Cleopatra sofa, F585, F978

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geoffrey harcourt
Jaime Hayon
jaime hayon

With a foundation in Skateboarding & Graffiti art, Jaime Hayon mixes art & design with craft making him internationally known

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jaime hayon
Poul Henningsen
poul henningsen

Danish Poul Henningsen was best known for his Modern lighting designs although he had a significant literary career

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poul henningsen
Matthew Hilton - Furniture Designer
matthew hilton

Matthew Hilton Designs modern furnishings for the home with designs in the permanent collections of major museums worldwide

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matthew hilton
Rene Holten
rene holten

Modern Furniture Designs by Rene Holton for Top Manufacturer - Artifort, Ondo Sofa, Libel, Pinq Lounge, Lotus lounge, lotus

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rene holten
Giulio Iacchetti
iacchetti, giulio

iacchetti, giulio

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iacchetti, giulio
Arne Jacobsen
arne jacobsen

Danish architect & designer Arne Jacobsen contributed to architectural Functionalism & simple but effective chair designs

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arne jacobsen
Grete Jalk
grete jalk

Danish Grete Jalk started developing her own boldly curved bent-plywood models, inspired by Aalto and Eames' designs

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grete jalk
Jehs+Laub
jehs+laub

Markus Jehs & Jürgen Laub design furniture & lamps for companies such as Cassina Nemo, Thonet, Fritz Hansen

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jehs+laub
Hella Jongerius
hella jongerius

Hella Jongerius is known for an interplay of technology, handicraft & embroidery displayed alongside her modern designs

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hella jongerius
Patrick Jouin
patrick jouin

With a discrete & uncluttered style, Patrick Jouin creates pieces that are published by LignRoset, Cassina, Kartell & Alessi

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patrick jouin
Kastholm & Fabricus
kastholm & fabricius

Cabinet-maker Preben Fabricius met blacksmith Jorgen Kastholm & found a common approach to furniture design, never compromise

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kastholm & fabricius
Bodil Kjaer
kjaer, bodil

Kjær views furniture construction from a purely technical perspective, interplayed with modern architecture and created for people.

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kjaer, bodil
Poul Kjaerholm
poul kjaerholm

Poul Kjærholm began as a cabinetmaker’s apprentice & produced notable Modern Furniture that is now on collection at MOMA

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poul kjaerholm
Florence Knoll
florence knoll

Florence Knoll Bassett was an American architect & furniture designer who studied under Mies van der Rohe and Eliel Saarinen

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florence knoll
F. Laviani
f. laviani

Architect Ferruccio Laviani creates design objects, mainly lamps or lighting systems known for colored transparent plastics

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f. laviani
Arik Levy
arik levy

Arik Levy focuses his career on innovative concepts & installations to contemporary dance & opera set designs around the world

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arik levy
Lievore, Altherr & Molina
lievore, altherr & molina

Lievore, Altherr, & Molina, created in 1991, design products for Arper and is also known for interior design and packaging

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lievore, altherr & molina
Piero Lissoni
piero lissoni

Piero Lissoni (b. 1956) of Seregno, Italy originally studied architecture in Milan, but first worked as a designer for Molteni and Lema, and later as art director and designer for a well-known food manufacturer.

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piero lissoni
Ross Lovegrove
ross lovegrove

Ross Lovegrove is inspired by forms of the natural world, new manufacturing techniques & to evoke an emotional response

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ross lovegrove
V. Magistretti
v. magistretti

Graduate of Politecnico di Milano University, Vico Magistretti's work has been included in various Museums around the world

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v. magistretti
Cecilie Manz
cecilie manz

Danish Cecilie Manz worked briefly Yrjö Wiherheimo's studio before returning to Copenhagen to find her own Manz Lab in 1998

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cecilie manz
Enzo Mari
enzo mari

Italian designer Enzo Mari has taught, designed modern furniture and has multiple works on display at MOMA

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enzo mari
Nani Marquina
nani marquina

nani marquina handmade modern designer wool rugs

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nani marquina
Mathieu Mategot
mathieu mategot

Mathieu Matégot was a versatile, independent and self-taught Hungarian designer, architect and artist

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mathieu mategot
Alberto Meda
alberto meda

Alberto Meda was the technical manager of Kartell, in charge of the development of modern furniture & plastic accessories

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alberto meda
A. Mendini
a. mendini

Designing modern furniture for Cappellini & Alessi, Alberto Mendini also creates graphics, interiors, paintings & architecture

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a. mendini
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
ludwig mies van der rohe

German-American Ludwid Mies Van der Rohe is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture & design

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ludwig mies van der rohe
Borge Mogensen
mogensen, borge

Borge Mogensen was one of the most influential designers in shaping Danish Modern design creating durable & useful furniture

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mogensen, borge
Carlo Mollino
carlo mollino

Carlo Mollino of Turin, Italy was more inspired by his eccentric interests than he ever was by convention

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carlo mollino
Jasper Morrison
jasper morrison

English product & furniture designer, Jasper Morrison provides a quiet contrast to the creative exuberance of the Eighties

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jasper morrison
Olivier Mourgue
olivier mourgue

Painter & Landscape designer Olivier Mourgue is best known for the Djinn chairs & the Bouloum Lounge chair for Arconas

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olivier mourgue
George Nakashima
george nakashima

George Nakashima was a woodworker, architect, furniture maker & a leading innovator of 20th century furniture design

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george nakashima
George Nelson
george nelson

George Nelson was an American industrial designer, and one of the founders of American Modernism - Modernica, Bubble Lamps

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george nelson
Marc Newson
marc newson

Marc Newson is a successful industrial designer working in aircraft, product, furniture design with a unique Biomorphic style

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marc newson
Isamu Noguchi
isamu noguchi

Prominent Japanese American artist & landscape architect Isamu Noguchi has designed iconic modern furniture & lighting pieces

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isamu noguchi
Patrick Norguet
patrick norguet

Patrick Norguet proves that he can adapt and create unique modern design & furniture in almost any surrounding

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patrick norguet
Ozdemir & Caglar
ozdemir & caglar

In the fields of architecture, interior design & product development Ozdemir & Caglar began developing product designs in 2004

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ozdemir & caglar
Verner Panton
verner panton

Danish Verner Panton created innovative, futuristic designs in vibrant colors with a variety of materials, especially plastic

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verner panton
Gijs Papavoine
gijs papavoine

Gijs Papavoine’s style is characterized by a clear, graceful & refined interplay of lines, with a strong sense of simplicity

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gijs papavoine
Pierre Paulin
pierre paulin

With concern for simplicity & use of sensuous curves Pierre Paulin became designer for Artifort creating sculptural designs

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pierre paulin
Eric Pfeiffer
eric pfeiffer

Eric Pfeiffer designs with regard for simplicity of form to create useful & elegant modern solutions for everyday living

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eric pfeiffer
Warren Platner
warren platner

Warren Platner of Baltimore produced the wire furniture collection that has proved to be a continuing icon of 1960s Modernism

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warren platner
Charles Pollock
charles pollock

Pollock's designs governed by two principles - a continuous curved line & must be visually attractive, functional & affordable

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charles pollock
Bertjan Pot
bertjan pot

Bertjan Pot focuses on material, production processes & industrial production methods with experiments in materials

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bertjan pot
Jean Prouvé
jean prouve

Jean Prouve's modern designs reveal knowledge of materials at hand & a commitment to collaboration between artist & craftsmen

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jean prouve
Karim Rashid
karim rashid

With over 3,000 modern objects & furniture put into production, Karim Rashid has branched out into architecture and interiors

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karim rashid
Jens Risom
jens risom

Danish Jens Risom designed Hans Knoll's first commissioned collection, including a range of simple birchwood chairs

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jens risom
Eero Saarinen
eero saarinen

Eero Saarinen's first success, the “Tulip Chair” was produced by the Knoll company, beginning a long relationship with Knoll

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eero saarinen
Richard Sapper
richard sapper

Richard Sapper designed products featuring technical innovation, simplicity of form & an element of wit & surprise

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richard sapper
Gino Sarfatti
gino sarfatti

Gino Sarfatti set up Arteluce, which became an international reference point for the modern architectural lighting movement

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gino sarfatti
Timo Sarpaneva
timo sarpaneva

Finnish designer Timo Sarpaneva was best known in the art world for innovative work in glass, also worked in other mediums

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timo sarpaneva
Richard Schultz
richard schultz

Richard Shultz joined Knoll in 1951 to work with Harry Bertoia and later Designed an impressive outdoor furniture collection

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richard schultz
M. Van Severen
maarten v severen

From aluminium & ply & bakelite, Maarten Van Severen's work reflects his quest for perfection in form, detail & fabrication

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maarten v severen
Ettore Sottsass
ettore sottsass

Sottsass, and other designers & architects, formed the Memphis Group, hailed as one of the best examples of Post-modernism

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ettore sottsass
Philippe Starck
philippe starck

Paris born & educated Philippe Starck has a wide range of design, but is very well known for his consumer goods and interiors

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philippe starck
Studio 65 Furniture
studio 65

Studio 65 played an important role in the Radical movement in Italian design in 1960-70s. Some of the most famous products designed by them is the Bocca sofa and Capitello chair.

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studio 65
Ilmari Tapiovaara
ilmari tapiovaara

Finnish llmari Tapiovaara was always seeking new solutions to improve everyday objects & revered as a master of human objects

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ilmari tapiovaara
Oiva Toikka
oiva toikka

A great name in Finnish glass, Oiva Toikka's rich & bold glass art deviates from the streamlined aesthetic of Nordic design

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oiva toikka
Patricia Urquiola
patricia urquiola

Patricia Urquiola Designs Modern Furniture for Top Manufacturers - Moroso, Foscarini, Kartell, B&B Italia, Flos, Bloomy

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patricia urquiola
M. Van Der Kley
m. van der kley

Michiel Van der Kley designs modern furnishings for top manufacturers like Artifort & Arco - Icon desk, Swamp chair, Globus

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m. van der kley
Ionna Vautrin
ionna vautrin

French Ionna Vautrin graduated from l'école de design Nantes Atlantique & worked for Camper & Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

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ionna vautrin
Massimo Vignelli Modern Furniture Designer
massimo vignelli

Shop Massimo Vignelli designer furniture at hive. Iconic chairs, benches & dinnerware from the Italian design master. Authorized dealer.

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massimo vignelli
Marcel Wanders
marcel wanders

From the Netherlands, Marcel Wanders first drew international recognition for his Knotted Chair produced by design brand Droog

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marcel wanders
Hans Wegner Danish Modern Designer
hans wegner

Shop Hans Wegner furniture at hive. Hans Wegner is a danish modern design master that has created the CH24 wishbone chair and other iconic classics

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hans wegner
Sori Yanagi
sori yanagi

Yanagi Sori combines Japanese and Western aesthetics with modern manufacturing techniques to create a harmonious image

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sori yanagi