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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 Yug ...


Worlds of Design and a Taste for Art

We would like to draw your attention to the following auction. The French auction house Piasa will be offering a sale in March entitled: Worlds of Design and a Taste for Art. A huge collection from one property, selected pieces that covers and describes an interesting subject: Where does art stop and where does design begin? Classical pieces by Hans Wegner, Ib Kofod Larsen, Edward Wormley, as well as Lightings by Angelo Lelli but also art works of German border-crossers in the field of art, d ...

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Floor Lamp

This adjustable floor lamp designed by Carlo Mollino in 1947. Parchment shade supported by brass arm on polished marble base. The lamp is able to swivel 360 degrees by adjusting the button on the base of the lamp. Manufactured by Galleria Colombari. Carlo Mollino is one of the most exceptional designers of the 20th century. A universal talent - designer, architect, race driver, stunt pilot, photographer, fashion designer, stage designer and essayist.


Elle Best of Germany - 02.2018

A new article in ELLE - Best of Germany. Frank Landau has an unmistakable sense of style, designs the hippest shops of the city and always moves the interface between art and design. Supreme maxim: He only sells, what he appreciates - and that is a fine selection of Italian lights and Midcentury classic Scandinavian and American designers like Poul Kjærholm and George Nelson. The pieces are presented in a gallery that Landau operates with art gallery owner Anita Beckers.

Selected Objects

bar cart

This Brazilian modern classic piece was designed in 1959 by Jorge Zalszupin. The exquisite barcart is made in Brazilian jacaranda with brass wheels. The top shelf is a removable tray. Noble lines, the essential use of native wood and a combination of impeccable woodwork and classic details characterize Jorge Zalszupin's furniture.


Egon Eiermann

After finishing secondary school Egon Eiermann studied architecture at the Technical Academy in Berlin-Charlottenburg. His most important teachers were Heinrich Tessenow and particularly Hans Poelzig, whose master scholar he was. After graduating in 1927 Eiermann first works in Karstadt's Inc. building-site office in Hamburg, then for Bewag in Berlin. In his first building already, a transformer station for Berlin electrical supply company Inc. in 1929, Egon Eiermann acts out the vocabulary o ...

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Photogravure (g)

Karl Blossfeldt was a German photographer, who became particularly known through strictly formal plant photographs. He is considered artistically as a representative of New Objectivity. Blossfeldt’s incredibly detailed, systematic photographs of plants in the Serie 'Nature's Garden of Wonder' illustrate the nineteenth century German belief that nature was the basis of all forms in art and architecture. He hoped to discover through these images the underlying structure of the natural world, a ...


Brafa Art Fair 2018

The Brafa will be starting in Brussels next week. Unfortunately, we are not present this year. For personal reasons, there will be changes for 2018. Our clients are welcome to contact us and we will send you invitation tickets. Here are some impressions from our booth in the past.

The Art Fair was founded in 1956 and is one of the oldest and most important art fairs in the world. It presents modern and contemporary art of the highest quality, antiques and design objects. As the first ...

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