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designers: hans j. wegner

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2014 marks the 100th anniversary of a master of mid-century furniture design: Hans Jørgensen Wegner. Born in 1914 in Tønder, Southern Denmark, he designed and built his first chair at only 15 years of age. By 2007, the year of his passing, he had designed and produced over 500 chairs, and many of them have since become icons of modern design. For Wegner, trained as a furniture maker, “a chair is to have no backside. It […]

books: restaurant & bar design

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restaurant & bar design julius wiedemann / marco rebora (taschen 2014) This book by Julius Wiedemann and Marco Rebora showcases 100 highlights of hospitality design put forward to the judging panel of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, the world’s only awards dedicated entirely to this particular field. “Restaurants and bars offer architects and interior designers the opportunity to design for both style and entertainment. Aesthetics and function must come together to create ambiance and conviviality […]