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

Selected Objects

Long Chair with Arm

This handcrafted Long Chair with a live edge wood slab armrest in walnut by George Nakashima is recently professionally restored by our workshop. This piece is manufactured by Nakashima Studio and sold with certificate of authenticity signed by Mira Nakashima. The double-curved silhouette is based on Charlotte Perriand's chaise longue, the belt weave on Bruno Mathsson's chaise longue. Typical of Nakashima was his combining traditional American and Japanese with modern ...

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A fine line between art and kitsch

A trip to the Frankfurt Dippemess offers amazing surprises. The Frankfurt Dippemess looks back on a tradition dating back to the 14th century. At that time, it was a sales market for household goods. Today the Dippemess is Frankfurt's biggest folk fair and offers a lot of fun. Carousel, roller coaster, ghost train, bumper car, ferris wheel - not to mention tasty roasted almonds, cotton candy, game booths and shooting ranges. We were surprised what beautiful treasures there is to discover betw ...

Selected Objects

table lamps (2)(b)

Two early examples of Isamu Noguchi´s "Akari" table lamps. They are a part of the Akari light sculpture line and the original washi paper shades bears Noguchi´s printed mark. Both examples comes in an elongated form. An icon of 1950s modern design, manufactured by Ozeki Company, Japan. In the 1940s and 1950s, Noguchi's best-known furniture designs were created for Herman Miller and Knoll International. During a stay in Japan in 1951, the Asian lamps made of paper and bamboo aro ...

Designer / Artist

Johannes Hock

Johannes Hock is a german carpenter, architect and designer.

In the early 90s, Hock completed an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker in Aschaffenburg. He then studies architecture at the Technical University Darmstadt and graduated in 2000.In the following years Johannes ran the fashion label goyagoya together with his wife, the awarded fashion designer, Elena Zenero. For the label he designed outlets in Frankfurt, Milan and Zurich, fair stands and furniture. Since 2012 he focusses on h ...

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 ...

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