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

Designer / Artist

Hans Wegner

1936-38 Wegner studies at the Arts and Crafts School in Copenhagen. He then gets hired as draftsman for the architecture office of Erik Møller and furniture designer Arne Jacobsen, who built the Arhus city hall.

During the war he works with his friend Borge Mogensen. Together they develop good, basic and affordable furniture. In the early 40s Wegner interprets older chairs anew, like Windsor and China chairs, in step by step taking off stylistic details and giving them a modern classi ...

Stunning, solid desk designed by Hans Wegner comes with a teak top on four oak legs and frame. The table comes with two drawers with bass details that counter the organic, rounded shapes. Manufactured by Johannes Hansen. Wegner's work is a lifelong quest to understand the nature of wood and use its possibilities. He combines manual with industrial production techniques und designs for numerous Danish furniture manufacturers. Next to Finn Juhl, Arne Jacobsen and Børge Mogensen Hans Wegner is o ...

Selected Objects

Lounge Chair with Ottoman

Lounge chair with ottoman designed by the famous Danish Ib Kofod-Larsen. Both objects are in perfect condition from 1956 and the leather has an exceptionally beautiful patina. Manufactured by Christensen & Larsen. The benchmark for Danish design completed his studies at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen and won numerous prestigious awards shortly afterwards. His work is characterised by an organic and minimalist design and the use of high-quality materials such as teak, rosewood and fine ...

Designer / Artist

Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand positively is the most important French designer and architect. She is born in 1903 in Paris and 1920-25 studies at the École de l‘Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs. After graduation she starts designing furniture and causes a sensation with her 'Bar sous le toit' (bar under the roof), made of nickel plated copper and anodized aluminium - designed for her own studio and shown at the exhibition Salon d' Automne in 1927. Here she meets Le Corbusier and his cousin Pierre Jean ...

Selected Objects

Set of vases (3)

This set of three vases is produced by the American artist Claude Conover. All three vases are signed by the artist on the underside. They are unique ceramic pieces that live by the unique shape and by the patterns require an incredible endurance while producing. Conover is definitely a border crosser who moves between art and design with his works. Other artists like Hans Coper, Lucie Rie, Gertrud and Otto Natzler, as well as Stan Bitters move with their work on the same field. 

Designer / Artist

Edward Wormley

Edward Wormley is a designer of modernist furniture. In 1926 he goes to study briefly at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago and starts to work as an interior designer for Marshall Fields & Company department store. In 1931 he begins working for the Indiana based Dunbar Company, the collaboration that makes him a household name for several decades.

His first Dunbar chairs, produced in 1932, are reproductions of antique designs, but when they become popular Wormley augments the ...

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