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Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Eileen Gray was “disappointed that she was forgotten” – Zeev Aram

Interview: forty years after he first met her, London design retailer Zeev Aram has launched a website dedicated to the work of his late friend, the modernist designer Eileen Gray.  In this interview, Aram describes his working relationship with the elderly designer who, despite being frail and almost forgotten, could ” see with one eye what [...]


Sunday 03 April, 2011

Adams Fleming House / Levitt Goodman Architects

© Ben Rahn / A-Frame On a street of historic, working-class cottages in Toronto’s west end, adjacent to a railway line and a supermarket parking lot, a vacant auto-body shop may have seemed like an unlikely impetus for a residence with a domestic character. The clients—a graphic designer and  a furniture designer/craftsman—had a limited budget [...]


Thursday 23 December, 2010

Enchanting Home in London with an Angelic Interior Design

This beautiful home with wide open spaces on Portland Road in London`s Notting Hill was created by Michaelis Boyd Associates. It is part of a set of three eco-friendly constructions, each with elegant interiors, private  decked roof terraces and modernist furniture. Each house is insulated to prevent heat loss and there are a few other [...]


Sunday 26 April, 2009

Cadena Touraine’s “Divine” Furniture

Vincent Cadena and Emmanuel Touraine’s Divine furniture collection for Ventury Studio in France are as graceful as they are chic.  Very correctly marketed as a “couture line of furniture,” each of Divine’s editions are detailed slightly differently: “Glam” to serve as an fashionable accent in a modern room design, “Steel” a balancing piece for a [...]


Saturday 10 January, 2009

Alexander Pelikan\’s Flatpack Downloadable Chairs

Cliclounger from Alexander Pelikan We love downloadable designs. Why move material when we are interested in ideas, creativity and talent? Dutch designer Alexander Pelican does too. He designs modernist furniture inspired by Reitveld and writes: