The ingenious lighting designs of Elio Martinelli have gone on to become 20th century design icons. As testaments to his enthused vision and refined approach, they boast timeless simplicity and a tangible appreciation for the wide range of materials he utilised. Martinelli’s vintage piece are sought-after gems for collectors and are constantly inspirational.
Born Victor Emanuel Lindstrand on 27 November 1904 in Gothenburg, he was an avid artist from an early age. Lindstrand studied commercial art and began a career in commercial illustration before approaching the glass manufacturer Orrefors in 1928. After two years’ experience, working independently alongside Edward Hald and Simon Gate, Lindstrand made his debut as
Danish design visionary, Poul Kjærholm developed a style borne from a combination of unshakeable ideals and a heightened sense of form and industrial dimension, which he sought to idealise throughout his work. He is one of the most fondly remembered Danish mid-century furniture design masters. Born January 8, 1929 in Øster Vrå, Denmark, Kjærholm’s design
Born 13 April, 1914 in Aalborg, Denmark, Børge Mogensen first ventured into design as a cabinetmaker in 1934. Following this, he went on to study under Professor Kaare Klint at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen in 1936, before entering the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1938, later graduating as an
Curtis Jeré Artisan House and its awesome sculptural works, have become synonymous with mid-century design and contemporary modernist settings. Similarly, it is known for large-scale, ambitious, gallery-quality works of art. Brass sculpture by Curtis Jeré, circa 1980s However, there is no Curtis Jeré. Interestingly, the name is a compound nom-de-plume of artists Curtis Freiler and