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    Eero Saarinen
    16 January 2018

    Five famous designs by the architect Eero Saarinen

    Eero Saarinen was one of the Masters of 20th century design. His Tulip chairs and tables are still extremely popular. However, he also followed in his father’s footsteps as an innovative architect. These are his five most famous buildings. General…
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    cabanon Le Corbusier
    22 November 2017

    Le Corbusier’s seaside shed

    Le Corbusier, probably the most famous architect of the twentieth century, spent his last days in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, not far from Monaco. He was so enamoured with a local villa and the sea view that he designed a campsite and designed…
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    E-1027
    21 November 2017

    Discover E-1027, the first modernist villa

    A creation of two lovers, a tempestuous divorce, murals of an icon, Nazi soldiers, squatters, a murder and a rebirth. This is the story of Eileen Gray’s E-1027, generally considered to be the first modernist villa ever built. In 1929, after…
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    12 April 2017

    The story of Gargantua and Pantagruel

     Extremis is known for its innovative outdoor furniture designs. Books have even been written about the names of their furniture pieces…In 1994, the first piece of outdoor furniture by designer Dirk Wynants appeared on the market. The Gargantua is a…
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    10 December 2016

    In retrospect: Piero Lissoni at Master Meubel

    Master Meubel had the honour and pleasure to welcome the Italian designer Piero Lissoni. The attendees were treated to an entertaining lecture by a man with a clear vision on design. Browse through the pictures below!Piero Lissoni gave a well-received…
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    16 November 2016

    Master Meubel welcomes Piero Lissoni

     Thursday evening, November 17th, Master Meubel has the honor of welcoming Piero Lissoni, the legendary Italian designer and architect, and Knoll CEO Demetrio Apolloni. They will enter into a debate with each other about design and present the new Avio…
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    3 November 2016

    Knoll Avio by Piero Lissoni

    Thursday evening November 17, Piero Lissoni, the legendary Italian designer and architect, presents the new Knoll Avio Sofa in our showroom. With his latest design, Lissono has taken the next step in modular furniture. The Avio’s basis is a steel…
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    adjustable table eileen gray
    2 September 2016

    Adjustable Table E 1027: authenticity of a Masterpiece

    Irish designer Eileen Gray sure knew how to stand her ground amongst designers such as Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Marcel Breuer. She died in 1976 at the age of 98, but is still known as one of…
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    29 August 2016

    A tour around the Vitra Campus

    The Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany is an obligatory stop for the traveling design enthusiast. A part of the huge collection of furniture is now on display at the new Vitra Schaudepot.With less than thirty thousand inhabitants, Weil am…
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    22 August 2016

    Nosing around for hours in Bauhaus artwork

    Even more than eighty years after its closure, the influence of the German Bauhaus art school remains palpable. Harvard University recently posted more than 32 000 digitized works from the renowned school on its website.