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

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 ...

Selected Objects

lounge chair

This object is an absolute masterpiece by the Danish designer Finn Juhl. The legendary chieftain's chair combines teak and leather and marks the highlight of Juhl's Career as a furniture designer, as well as a renewal of the Danish furniture design tradition. With its organic forms, the Lounge Chair frees itself from traditional functionalism in form, construction and material. In 2012, the Chieftain Chair received the Danish Design Award, Classic. Finn Juhl's imprint on Danish desi ...

Fairs

miart - 2019

miart 2019 - We participate at the Object Section where galleries are active in the promotion of design, arts in limited editions and collectible design, whose exhibition activities are rooted in a close collaboration with the designers. Curated by Hugo Macdonald, Design Critic and Journalist, London. Together with the Swedisch Gallery Stockholmmodern we present an exciting concept, as well as, inspiring dialogues with a selection of design objects and artworks from: George Nakashima, Isamu N ...

Selected Objects

stereo system

Original Dieter Rams for Braun Stereo System. It consists of three parts. A CSV13 amplifier from 1961, CE16 radio from 1965 and PS400 turntable from 1965. Designed in Germany. Besides Rams, Fritz Eichler, Hans Gugelot and Otl Aicher worked for Braun. From 1961 to 1995, he headed Braun's design department. The German industrial designer and his team were responsible for many breakthrough electrical devices in the 20th century. He can be linked to the design tradition of the Hoch ...

Max Bill was an architect, artist, graphic designer, university teacher and founder of Hfg-Ulm.

In 1924 he began training as a silversmith at the Zurich School of Applied Arts, but is relegated because he does not appear on Carnival exhausted to class. From 1927 to 1929 he continued his studies at the Bauhaus University in Dessau and studied with Josef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, László Moholy-Nagy and Oskar Schlemmer.

From the year 1929 Bill lives in Zurich. Here he ...

Selected Objects

Frankfurter Küche

Original Frankfurt Kitchen, which is considered a classic in German design history. The kitchen was a milestone in domestic architecture, considered the forerunner of modern fitted kitchens. It was the first time a kitchen was constructed following 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 Frankfu ...

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