Furniture that isn’t furniture. A raw, industrial aesthetic befitting of the resourcefulness.
Read the article or just look at the pretty pictures like I did
Ode to my favorite beautiful yet ergonomically challenged piece of furniture.
German Pavilion - Barcelona, Spain - Fall 2009
Photo by Angela Holmberg
This is a really interesting idea and just plain cool looking. Public participation!
chocolate couch by Leandro Erlich for an art-exhibit appropriately named “Let Them Eat Art”
My heart just sank when I thought they were destroying a Mies lounge. Then I realized it was cake and I want it in my moooouth.
Side note: My birthday is this Saturday and I wants me some Miesian lounge cake.
A Modern Throne: The Barcelona Chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich [photo source]
Designed by Hans Wegner for Andreas Tuck, Denmark. 1960’s.
Brazilian rosewood and matt steel legs.
About Modernity: Modernity is a leading gallery in Stockholm, Sweden, dealing in 20th century design. We specialize in Scandinavian Design: furniture, ceramics, glass, lighting and jewellery. Our range consists of both well known classics and rare pieces by artists such as Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto, Axel Salto, Berndt Friberg, to name but a few. The emphasis is on post-war design.
Modernity supplies pieces to international collectors and museums. Our busy central showroom has also become a meeting place for anyone interested in 20th century design.
I am in love with Scandinavian design - architecture, furniture, high end, low end. Everything.