John Jacob's interiors are not for the faint at heart, and they aren't for anyone who might have pre-conceived notions of what a designer's portfolio from Cape Town, South Africa might look like.
While writing a post for another website, we heard someone refer to a designer as an "unsung hero" of the design world and design history. We really liked that idea.
From one Henningsen to the next!
With so many amazing Danish designers who have existed over the decades, you know we mean business when we say a person we're profiling for the Swank Lighting blog is one of the most important influen
What is it about Italian designers that just seem to understand curves better than designers from other countries? Is it the inherent sensuality that their culture breeds?
We have a wonderful French designer influence for you today, that of Andre Arbus. Arbus was a work horse, creating a huge portfolio of beautiful pieces in a variety of shapes and types.
Austria isn't always the first country on a list of the most influential countries in modernism, but they certainly contributed greatly to the modern design movement.
We're not sure how we've managed to ignore the great and influential work of Isamu Noguchi here on the Swank Lighting blog before, but we're definitely going to fix that today.
We had always heard the name "Carlo Scarpa" in conjunction with architecture terms-and with good reason.
Another great designer has evaded our knowledge for years since we've been in this field, but we're happy to say that we are now well-versed in all things Tommy Parzinger-and you should be, too.