Modern Home Design Archives

April 2012

From 7 till April 22th Milan, Italy was the center of furniture design again for the yearly Salone Internazionale del Mobile and the FuoriSalone also known as Milan design week. One of my favorite Dutch furniture brands had a presence there and I want to share the beautiful photos & dig a little deeper into the products shown.
I can't imagine the thoughts that must have crossed Antonio Citterio's mind when Vitra asked him to design a new type of lounge chair. It must have been daunting & challenging to do all that with a masterpiece like the Eames Lounge Chair in the collection. A bonus was undoubtedly the fact that he had worked together with Vitra on a regular basis for around 25 years.
I just discovered German manufacturer Böwer. For today's post I just picked out two of their pieces that really appeal to me because of their mimimal look and grapical appearance. Both are designed by Eric Degenhardt. What follows is the description of the furniture as they appeared on the Böwer web site.