Paul László ( February 6th, 1900 – March 27th, 1993) was a Hungarian-born architect and interior designer whose work spanned eight decades and many countries. László built his reputation while designing interiors for houses, but in the 1960s he largely shifted his focus to the design of retail and commercial interiors. This pair of side chars from 1947, spotted in the Donzella booth at the 2022 Salon Art + Design are an excellent example of his design aesthetic
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5 Sofa Types That Bring Any Living Room to Life
Finding the perfect sofa for your living room can be one of the most important decisions when decorating your home. A comfortable and stylish sofa will bring your entire living space to life, adding personality and vibrancy to the room. Various sofa types are available on the market, so it’s essential to consider which style will work best for your space.
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Eye On Design: Waltraud Cow Bench By Julia Lohmann
A headless cow? A bench to sit on? Actually, it’s both! German-born artist Julia Lohmann (b.1977) investigates the contradictions in our relationship to animals using off-cuts of leather, and other meat-industry waste products in her design. The Waltraud Cow-Bench (2004) is an appropriately cow-shaped upholstered leather bench, a “bovine memento mori,” the designer calls it. Continue reading Eye On Design: Waltraud Cow Bench By Julia Lohmann
Eye On Design: Ruché Armchair by Ligne Roset
If your home design theme includes bold pinks, you might feel compelled to add this fabulous Ruché Armchair by Ligne Roset to your living room right away. Ruché brings together the unusual and the traditional: the name refers to a sewing technique in which fabric is gathered or pleated, usually seen as a popular decoration on clothing.
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Eye On Design: Wendell Castle, Nirvana Armchair
Wendell Castle (1932 – 2018) was one of America’s most important contemporary furniture makers, with several distinct stylistic phases in his career. At first he employed both exotic and native American woods to produce furniture characterized by biomorphic forms and attenuated surrealism.
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