Highly coveted among mid-century furniture enthusiasts, the works of French designers like Le Corbusier and Jean Prouvé have soared in value over the last decade. We called upon the expertise of Patrick Seguin at the prestigious Galerie Patrick Seguin in Paris to learn more about the French mid-century aesthetic, and its popularity with collectors.
Archives for August 2014
I was recently lucky enough to be invited to the incredible top-floor penthouse in the Isokon building, a Grade-I-listed 1934 masterpiece in London’s Belsize Park, to see the beautifully preserved original interior.
Let’s be honest, British post-war architecture can be pretty dull. Architectural critic Ian Nairn coined the word ‘Subtopia’ to describe the bland suburban landscape that has developed over the last century.
With a palpably Victorian approach to collecting objects for their home, James and David have created an eclectic Modern interior in their 1960s house.
Set in the rolling moorland of West Yorkshire, Modern house Farnley Hey provides a refreshing contrast to the typical grey stone buildings of the area.
Andrew Mellor, founder of Nordic design website moosereport.com, provides a comment on Danish design and its effect on people’s everyday lives.
It’s hard to know where to start when introducing Wayne Hemingway and his diverse and revered career. Alongside his wife and collaborator, Gerardine
My recent quest for a reasonably priced Eames chair ended at about ‘reasonably priced’, but lead instead to a pair of upholstered black fibreglass armshells sitting atop adjustable cast aluminium bases.