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Ken Isaacs

“I couldn’t help wondering why people had to shackle themselves to some kind of corporate clerkship for twenty years to get the money for a home in the country,”

Papanek – Big Character Poster No. 1

Victor J. Papanek's Big Character Poster No. 1: Work Chart for Designers (1973, drafted in 1969).

eMuseum Zurich

Museum of Design Zurich Archive of the Zurich University of the Arts

Irvine Harper

During his near two-decade reign as design director at the Nelson Office, Irving Harper put his mark on Herman Miller, not only by creating the company’s now famous logo, but also by embodying an ethos of total design.

Garden bench made of wood pallets

Wooden bench made of wooden pallets - An innovative project from the design studio r1

fibre glass chair

The process behind the ubiquitous fibre glass chair. Demonstrated by the inventor using the original equipment


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hundreds tens units

Simple, beautiful, useful products; suitable for all ordinary purposes. We are in the process of realising our first product range

styling and salvage

Styling and Salvage: Recording the projects and interests of Rupert Blanchard. London, UK. "An art director specialising in conceptual salvage and interiors".

anymore ply?

Plywood, a moisture-proof, marine-grade, very low formaldehyde-content pine, certified by the European sustainable forest practices agreement, becomes a strong, almost abnormal complement…