Over the decades, going back to basics had been the technique for reviving ailing company. Well, of course, this post has nothing to do with companies. Rather, it is about an U-turn in design mindset. Luxury and extravagant colours of the contemporary wind had brought about complexities and visual complications. This is why I had […]Read more "Elbow Chair ~ A New Past"
This chair recently got into my newly created Top 10 List for Accent Chairs. It didn’t occurred to me how good this piece of seat is until I saw it in actual during the Proof Living Sale. Described as a “form of Modern Classicism” by Poltrona Frau’s website, the Jockey seat designed by François Azambourg […]Read more "Jockey ~ Ride of the Room"
This is notably one of the most famous designs of the mid-century, or even now. The originals are part of museums such as MOMA in New York and the Art Institute of Chicago. You see them everywhere from the advertisements in design magazines to magazine articles featuring beautiful homes as well as interiors of some […]Read more "Eames Lounge Chair ~ Classic Comfort"
This would have become a Modern Classic should it be released back in 1940 when it was designed by Charlotte Perriand. We know that it did not happen until 2011 when Cassina dig into its archives for unreleased designs of the mid-century. Cassina were not the only ones who knew that Modern Classics were growing […]Read more "Tokyo ~ Where East Meets West"
Let’s make a time jump again today, from the contemporary designs back to the popular mid-century designs. I will be talking about a very standard chair (pun intended). Take a look at the chair in the pictures below from Vitra’s Website and you would most likely approve that “Standard” is a very apt name for […]Read more "Standard ~ The Eclectic Standard"