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Jean Prouvé

Nancy, France
born 1901, Nancy

Jean Prouvé (April 8th, 1901 - March 23rd, 1984) was a French engineer and designer. His main achievement was transferring the manufacturing technology from industry to the architecture, without losing the aesthetic qualities. Jean Prouvé was born in Nancy. He grew up surrounded by the ideals and..

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Frankfurt am Main, Germany
est. 2004, Frankfurt - Sydney

reinhardt_jung is a Frankfurt based architecture practice founded by the husband and wife team Dagmar Reinhardt and Alexander Jung in 2003. Beside architectural projects they are involved in curatory work, exhibitions, publications and academic research. Their interests cover the development of..

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Carlos Pascal Wolf

Mexico DF, Mexico
born 1956, Montevideo/Mexico DF

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Odile Decq

Paris, France
born 1955, Laval

Odile Decq set up her own office just after graduating at La Villette in 1978 while studying at Sciences Politiques Paris where she completed a post-graduate diploma in Urban Planning in 1979.

International renown came quickly; as early as 1990 she won her first major commission: the Banque..

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Florence Knoll

Florida, USA
born 1917, Michigan

Florence Knoll Bassett was an American architect and furniture designer who studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Eliel Saarinen. She was born Florence Schust in Saginaw, Michigan and graduated from the Kingswood School before studying at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Knoll also received a..

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Nives Kalin Vehovar

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1932, Ljubljana

Nives Kalin Vehovar (Ljubljana, 1932-2007) was a Slovenian architect and designer. She graduated at the Faculty of architecture in Ljubljana in 1958. She was employed as an architect in several Slovenian engineering offices and collaborated mostly with her husband Franc Vehovar. They worked on..

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The organically shaped pendant lights combine function with sculptural interest, supplying interiors with softly diffused light. Distinguished by the innovative use of natural materials the series, created together with Franc Vehovar, belongs among most timeless examples of Slovenian design.

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Giorgina Castiglioni

Milan, Italy
born 1943, Como

Giorgina Castiglioni is an architect and designer, studied at the Polytechnic of Milan (1969). She is a granddaughter of the famous sculptor Giannino Castiglioni and the daughter of architect and professor Pier Giacomo Castiglioni. She broadened the subject of bioecological architecture, waste..

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Chair in reinforced polyester with fiber glass is the first plastic chair design in the world. Therefore is present in several museums, including Kartell.

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Clara Porset

Chimalistas, Mexico
born 1895, Matanzas

Clara Porset (May 25, 1895 – May 17, 1981) was a Cuban-born interior designer. From 1963 until her death, she worked in Mexico, where she is considered a pioneer in furniture design. She was educated in the United States and Cuba, and later studied in Europe in Germany and Paris. She also studied..

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Florence Knoll revolutionized the world of post-war office interiors. She founded the in-house interior design studio, Knoll Planning Unit, in 1945; and the KnollTextiles division in 1947. A designer of several Knoll classic furniture pieces and showrooms, she also directed the Furniture Design..

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