Henning Koppel (1918 – 1981) As a jeweller and silver smith, Henning Koppel’s name is almost synonymous with Danish design. His work was ground breaking and his exploration of shape demonstrated an expansive breadth of range. Today his work is still manufactured and available through Georg Jensen with whom he spent the majority of his prolific career. Famous works include: #KoppelFishDish, #KoppelClock, #NewYorkCutlery, #BubiLight

Henning Koppel (1918 – 1981) As a jeweller and silver smith, Henning Koppel’s name is almost synonymous with Danish design. His work was ground breaking and his exploration of shape demonstrated an expansive breadth of range. Today his work is still manufactured and available through Georg Jensen with whom he spent the majority of his prolific career. Famous works include: #KoppelFishDish, #KoppelClock, #NewYorkCutlery, #BubiLight

Irving Harper (July 14, 1916 – August 4, 2015) Whilst #IrvingHarper made a huge contribution to modern industrial design, he is often thought of as one of the great unsung heroes of the era. Harper created many iconic works during the 40s to early 60s but much of his work was attributed to George Nelson as was the company policy. Harper even designed the Herman Miller logo with no formal training in graphic arts.  Famous works include: #MarshmallowSofa #WheelClock, #SunflowerClock

Irving Harper (July 14, 1916 – August 4, 2015) Whilst #IrvingHarper made a huge contribution to modern industrial design, he is often thought of as one of the great unsung heroes of the era. Harper created many iconic works during the 40s to early 60s but much of his work was attributed to George Nelson as was the company policy. Harper even designed the Herman Miller logo with no formal training in graphic arts. Famous works include: #MarshmallowSofa #WheelClock, #SunflowerClock

Aldo Rossi (3 May 1931 – 4 September 1997)  #AldoRossi was an #Italian #architect and #designer who accomplished the unusual feat of achieving international recognition in four distinct areas: theory, #drawing, #architecture and product design. He is considered by many to be the greatest #ItalianArchitect of the post-modern era. Famous designs include: #LaConica espresso maker, #IlConico kettle.

Aldo Rossi (3 May 1931 – 4 September 1997) #AldoRossi was an #Italian #architect and #designer who accomplished the unusual feat of achieving international recognition in four distinct areas: theory, #drawing, #architecture and product design. He is considered by many to be the greatest #ItalianArchitect of the post-modern era. Famous designs include: #LaConica espresso maker, #IlConico kettle.

Michael Graves (July 9, 1934 – March 12, 2015)  #MichaelGraves is one of the most prominent and prolific #American #architects of the latter 20th century. It was often said he injected more childlike exuberance into his buildings and product designs than any of his contemporaries. He has more than 350 buildings to his name, but is perhaps best known for his tea kettle and pepper mill for #Alessi.  Famous designs include:  #9093MichaelGravesKettle, #MG05 condiment set, #TeaRex

Michael Graves (July 9, 1934 – March 12, 2015) #MichaelGraves is one of the most prominent and prolific #American #architects of the latter 20th century. It was often said he injected more childlike exuberance into his buildings and product designs than any of his contemporaries. He has more than 350 buildings to his name, but is perhaps best known for his tea kettle and pepper mill for #Alessi. Famous designs include: #9093MichaelGravesKettle, #MG05 condiment set, #TeaRex

Kho Liang le (1927 – 1975) #KhoLiangLe is best known as a #Dutch #industrialdesigner of the #mid-century era. Chinese Indonesian born, Kho emigrated to the Netherlands in 1949 to study first medicine and then #architecture. He would also attract international talent such as #PierrePaulin and #GeofferyHarcourt to Artifort placing the Dutch group amongst the world’s top #furniture #design houses. Famous works include: #C683Sofa, #C684Sofa, #070Sofa and work on the #SchipolAirport.

Kho Liang le (1927 – 1975) #KhoLiangLe is best known as a #Dutch #industrialdesigner of the #mid-century era. Chinese Indonesian born, Kho emigrated to the Netherlands in 1949 to study first medicine and then #architecture. He would also attract international talent such as #PierrePaulin and #GeofferyHarcourt to Artifort placing the Dutch group amongst the world’s top #furniture #design houses. Famous works include: #C683Sofa, #C684Sofa, #070Sofa and work on the #SchipolAirport.

Charlotte Perriand  (24 October 1903 – 27 October 1999) #CharlottePerriand was a #French #architect and #designer. #Perriand believed better design helped to create a better society and her innovative approach places her amongst the most influential 20th century figures. Famouse works include: #CR3Chair, #LC4Chaise, #LC2 Grand Comfort Chair, #Petalo coffeetables. http://www.objectifixation.design/charlotte-perriand/  #Designers #Bauhaus #Midcentury #French

Charlotte Perriand (24 October 1903 – 27 October 1999) #CharlottePerriand was a #French #architect and #designer. #Perriand believed better design helped to create a better society and her innovative approach places her amongst the most influential 20th century figures. Famouse works include: #CR3Chair, #LC4Chaise, #LC2 Grand Comfort Chair, #Petalo coffeetables. http://www.objectifixation.design/charlotte-perriand/ #Designers #Bauhaus #Midcentury #French

Tapio Wirkkala (2 June 1915 – 19 May 1985) #TapioWirkkala was known for his versatility as a post-war designer. His work ranges from plastic, metalware, glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles. He designed the Finnish markka banknotes introduced in 1955. His range was immense, designing glassware, stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production, as well as individual sculptures. Famous works include: #ChantarelleVase, #FinlandiaVodka bottle, #BolleBottles, #UltimaThule…

Tapio Wirkkala (2 June 1915 – 19 May 1985) #TapioWirkkala was known for his versatility as a post-war designer. His work ranges from plastic, metalware, glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles. He designed the Finnish markka banknotes introduced in 1955. His range was immense, designing glassware, stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production, as well as individual sculptures. Famous works include: #ChantarelleVase, #FinlandiaVodka bottle, #BolleBottles, #UltimaThule…

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) #AlvarAalto is universally regarded as a major figure in 20th century #architecture and #modern #furniture #design. His influence stretches well beyond his native #Finland and several of his works have become icons of the modern era. His furniture designs were considered #Scandinavian Modern.   Famous works include: #SavoyVase, #PaimioChair, #Beehive Pendant light, #AaltoStool.

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) #AlvarAalto is universally regarded as a major figure in 20th century #architecture and #modern #furniture #design. His influence stretches well beyond his native #Finland and several of his works have become icons of the modern era. His furniture designs were considered #Scandinavian Modern. Famous works include: #SavoyVase, #PaimioChair, #Beehive Pendant light, #AaltoStool.

Charles Ormond #Eames, Jr (1907–1978) and Bernice Alexandra “Ray” (née Kaiser) Eames (1912–1988) #CharlesandRayEames were a husband and wife American design team who profoundly shaped “the look” of America between 1930 and 1970. Their designs have become so well known that they’re almost invisible to the public who see their moulded plastic and plywood furniture as part of the landscape. Famous designs include: #EiffelChair, #MouldedPlywoodChair, #EamesHangItAll, #EamesLounge…

Charles Ormond #Eames, Jr (1907–1978) and Bernice Alexandra “Ray” (née Kaiser) Eames (1912–1988) #CharlesandRayEames were a husband and wife American design team who profoundly shaped “the look” of America between 1930 and 1970. Their designs have become so well known that they’re almost invisible to the public who see their moulded plastic and plywood furniture as part of the landscape. Famous designs include: #EiffelChair, #MouldedPlywoodChair, #EamesHangItAll, #EamesLounge…

#ArneJacobsen was a #Danish #architect and #designer.  Most of his designs which later became famous in their own right were created for #architectural projects. One of Arne Jacobsen’s most important buildings is the #RoyalSASHotel in #Copenhagen (1956-60), for which he not only designed the seat furniture but also all the rest of the interior, including lighting, cutlery, and even such details as ashtrays.   Famous designs include: #EggChair, #SwanChair, #DropChair, #AntChair, #Series7Chair

#ArneJacobsen was a #Danish #architect and #designer. Most of his designs which later became famous in their own right were created for #architectural projects. One of Arne Jacobsen’s most important buildings is the #RoyalSASHotel in #Copenhagen (1956-60), for which he not only designed the seat furniture but also all the rest of the interior, including lighting, cutlery, and even such details as ashtrays. Famous designs include: #EggChair, #SwanChair, #DropChair, #AntChair, #Series7Chair

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