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New Catalog Edition

We are happy - our new catalog edition is ready! For a glimpse into our collection and current areas of focus, we recently produced new catalogues about: our work, Brazilian design, Scandinavian design, American design and a rare house from Jean Prouvé. All with beautiful pictures combined in a simple layout on high quality paper. The edition is bundled in a handmade black box and stamped by hand with our logo. Despite the digital age it comes in a traditional way, by mail. Let yourself be inspired! Contact us, we will gladly send you a lovely, little package. 

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Antoine Philippon / Jacqueline LeCoq

Antoine Philippon and Jacqueline Lecoq were brilliant example of the intellectual rigor, lucidity and balance that characterized French furniture production in the 1950s and 1960s. Reclaiming the values of the UAM (Union des Artistes Modernes) which was established between the two world wars by a small group of subversive Designers, the pair set out to create functional furniture in great numbers, without any concessions to aesthetics or function. Their goal was to offer beauty and quality to the broadest possible audience.

The son and grandson of a furniture dealer from Paris Antoine Philippon began as a student of the Ecole Boulle. Jacqueline Lecoq attended L‘Ecole nationale superieure des arts decoratifs. While they first ...

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ceiling Lamp

Very Rare Chandelier by Angelo Lelli for Arredoluce, Italy, 1950s.
Signed with applied manufacturer's label to fixture: Made in Italy Arredoluce Monza. The present lot has been registered in the Arredoluce Archives, Italy as number 5962458

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Live Magazin - 11.2017

What makes a piece of furniture to a design object? How to become a gallery owner for design furniture? Are design classics also suitable as an investment? This summer, Jaguar Land Rover's Live Magazine visited us in our gallery. To the question if there are any designers who have developed cars and furniture, Frank Landau replied: "Oh yes, there are some, from Germany Luigi Colani, from Italy Carlo Mollino or Gio Ponti. My favorite is the American Faymond Loewy (Lucky Strike ) with the Studebaker Avanti."

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sculptural chair (c)

Very rare and particularly early model of the sculptural chair designed by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm. The base is flat steel and was made without the screw on the side as it is seen in the later models. The fine leather seating has beautifully patina. Manufactured by Bo-Ex.

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Lou Reed in Frankfurt

After re-facing our new website, we were back on the beautiful pictures of Lou Reed. In autumn 2012, Reed exhibited his photographic work for the first time in Germany in our gallery. The works were black-and-white portraits of old people, city views, images with deliberate motion blur and landscapes with artificially alienating colors. The founding member of 'The Velvet Underground' has been photographing since the 1960s, inspired by Andy Warhol. In the same year, a new book was published, where the artist wrote in his foreword: „I am sure God must have had a Leica.“ In any case, we are delighted to have had such a beautiful and successful exhibition, of a special person, as was Lou Reed himself.

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Frankfurter Küche

The Frankfurt kitchen was a milestone in domestic architecture, considered the forerunner of modern fitted kitchens, for it realised for the first time a kitchen built after a unified concept, designed to enable efficient work and to be built at low cost. It was designed in 1926 by Austrian architect Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky for architect Ernst May's social housing project New Frankfurt in Frankfurt, Germany. Wooden cupboards with glass doors, ironing board and storage scoops for food. 

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