Frank Landau - Selected Design Objects Frank Landau - Selected Design Objects

Selected Objects

sideboard

Sideboard by contemporary German artist Johannes Hock. The corpus comes in veneered tabletop in diamond pattern, used by 30 types of wood. The drawer front is bronze and contains six of it. Manufactured by Atelier Johannes Hock. Hock learned thinking with his hands during training in cabinet making in the early nineties in Aschaffenburg. After studying architecture at the Technische Universität in Darmstadt, he ran the fashion label goyagoya together with his wife, the awarded fashion designe ...

Selected Objects

lounge chairs (2) (h)

These original chairs appears in bleached teak with bended and slightly curved back. Seat and back are cane. Both chairs comes in good original condition and have a marking on the back and one on the side. Swiss-born Pierre Jeanneret was an architect and furniture designer. For many years he was in cooperation with Charlotte Perriand and moreover a partner of his famous cousin Le Corbusier. In 1950 the two men were the principal  project managers for the construction ...

Designer / Artist

Ettore Sottsass

Ettore Sottsass is an Austrian-Italian architect, designer and photographer. He is known world-wide by his object Valentine, a red, easily portable typewriter made of plastic and as a member of the group Memphis. With his design, he opposes the modernist dictatorship of modernity for more emotion and less practicality.

In 1935 he began his studies and received his diploma at the Polytechnic of Turin. As a soldier of the Italian army, he spends most of the Second World War in a Yugosla ...

The sofa a timeless design classic of the famous Warren Platner manufactured for Knoll International. The individually welded round steel bars form a unique shape that creates a desirable moiré effect when viewed. The seating is newly upholstered with high-quality 'Dedar' fabric. The whole collection was extended by armchair, chair, stool, and table and became a great success until today. Warren Platner is today considered an icon of modern architecture and design. In his career his ...

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vases (3) (b)

Magnificent ceramic objects in a so-called bamboo optic by the multi-talented artist Bruno Gambone from 1980s. Three charming vases that vary in height and width as a set. The lower part is in a light beige in contrast to the upper part in black. The special, cheeky detail is the turquoise border at the bottom. Artist's signature on the bottom. Gambone began experimenting with canvas and fabrics in the 1950s and developed his signature style that reminds of Lucio Fontana.  ...

Designer / Artist

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller is a US-american architect, constructing engineer, visionary, designer, philosopher and writer. In 1913 he starts studying in Harvard, but stops after two years and joins the marine after the US has entered World War I. He proves his genius back then already: in 1917 he gets a high military award for designing a mast with a boom for the salvaging of seaplanes.

At the end of the 20s he is successful with a new building concept, the Dymaxion globe. His later dra ...

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