Design legend: Arne Jacobsen, the iconic furniture designer

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in Discover | No Comments
Design legend: Arne Jacobsen, the iconic furniture designer

The Ant, the Egg, and the Swan may sound like the title of a Danish fairy tale – and in a sense they are. They are the creations of one of the most iconic furniture designers of the 20th century, the great Dane Arne Jacobsen. Born in 1902 in Copenhagen, he would become an influential […]

The mid 20th century furniture design genius that was Hans Wegner

Posted on Mar 3, 2014 in Discover | No Comments
The mid 20th century furniture design genius that was Hans Wegner

Creativity surely must be an innate quality. How else can the son of a shoemaker grow up to become a commanding figure in mid 20th century furniture design? But hey, there’s more! Born in 1914 in Southern Denmark, Hans J. Wegner also spearheaded Danish Modern into the global arena through his style of work known […]

theWTFactory Hariri & Hariri: Bridging gaps in design » theWTFactory

Posted on Jan 20, 2014 in Discover | One Comment
theWTFactory Hariri & Hariri: Bridging gaps in design » theWTFactory

Architecture may not appear to be much of a glamorous profession for those from the other side of the fence. But not for Gisue and Mojgan Hariri, the designer duo, better known to the world as Hariri & Hariri. In a male dominated world, the Hariri sisters set their feet, both backed by their Cornell […]

Pierre Koenig’s Case Study Houses

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Discover | 2 Comments
Pierre Koenig’s Case Study Houses

Pierre Koenig, an award-winning Californian architect, had a style that is instantly recognisable, and totally distinct from his contemporaries. Most of the midcentury Modernist architects were into curvy, exaggerated Googie and organic designs. Koenig’s designs are more understated and Zen. He favoured boxy shapes, with flat, jutting roofs.   [Photo credit: University of Southern California, […]

Eero Saarinen – American Futurist architect and Modernist Industrial Designer

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Discover | One Comment
Eero Saarinen – American Futurist architect and Modernist Industrial Designer

Eero Saarinen was one of the most famous American Futurist architects and Modernist industrial designers of the last century. He was born in Finland. The Saarinen family moved to Michigan when Eero was thirteen years old. His father ran an industrial design firm and taught at an art academy, where Saarinen would later take classes. […]

Designer Panton Colorful Imagination

Posted on Oct 31, 2013 in Discover | No Comments

If you have ever had to paint the walls of your house or been involved in any kind of printing, then the image below will be a very familiar sight. Image: Pantone Chart [Image: WIRED] Pantone charts are incredibly useful, particularly in this day and age, when you may need to match color tones with […]

John Lautner: Organic Architect and Founder of Googie

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Discover | No Comments
John Lautner: Organic Architect and Founder of Googie

John Lautner was a famous Modernist organic architect and founder of Googie architecture. That’s right—Googie! Sounds kind of crazy, and it is kind of crazy, but we’ll get to that soon. For many years, Lautner served as an apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright, whose status is legendary, and who instilled in his protégé an appreciation […]

The Perfectly Creative Designs of Harry Bertoia

Posted on Oct 24, 2013 in Discover | 7 Comments
The Perfectly Creative Designs of Harry Bertoia

Even if you’ve never heard of Harry Bertoia, you’ve probably seen at least some of the art that was created over the course of the last century by this Italian-born American designer.You may have seen one of his creations suspended and twinkling, like a stream of divine inspiration pouring through a skylight, in the Saarinen-designed […]

Quincy Jones: Legendary Architect and Visionary in Green living

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Discover | No Comments
Quincy Jones: Legendary Architect and Visionary in Green living

When we think of Los Angeles architecture, what immediately comes to mind are images of glass-fronted houses with gently sloping roofs, roomy interiors, and confident, clean lines. Image: Milton Tyre House, Emmons House, Brody House Exterior, Brody House Interior [Photo credit: PreservationNation, LuxuryHomes, HomeDSGN, Hauscapsule] But who exactly was it that decided Southern Californians wanted […]

PAUL CREMOUX studio

Posted on Sep 30, 2013 in Discover | One Comment
PAUL CREMOUX studio

  Paul Cremoux Studio is a Modern architectural studi0 based in Mexico and creators of award winning modern design.  

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