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Mies Van Der Rohe's German Pavilion Pilgrimage
Are you so passionate about an aspect of your lifestyle, hobby or career, that you wish you could travel back in time to see ‘where it all began’? This is how I feel about timelessly beautiful furniture and ground-breaking designs.
Fortunately, I was able to journey back into the past, to soak up some of the inspiration behind concepts that now shape modern architecture and furniture. How was this possible?
In this article, I will take you with me (figuratively speaking) on my visit to the German Pavilion in Barcelona. I want to share with you the joy I had exploring the historic significance of Mies Van Der Rohe and the evolution of the Barcelona chair.
Seven iconic designs that shape contemporary seating
What are you currently sitting on? The chances are it’s a modern chair of some sort. There’s also a strong possibility that its design is based on one of seven important chair concepts.
Unless it's antique seating or a park bench, your chair will be based on modernist design. The same principles that shape much of contemporary architecture too.
Winter Clearance Sale - 25% Discount on all IN-STOCK items
CLICK THROUGH TO VIEW A CONVENIENT PAGE SHOWING ALL IN-STOCK FURNITURE.
Our winter clearance sale is a 25% discount for all in-stock items. The intention is to make space for new stock arriving in January 2020. We have a great selection of stock at present including lounge chairs, office chairs, coffee tables, side tables, benches and sofas. Because these furniture pieces are in stock delivery can be arranged in a few days. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate contacting us.
LC3 Limited Edition chair: musings on a Mid Century modern masterpiece, that’s achingly obvious!
Some design concepts are so mind-blowingly simple and insightful, that the big question you’re left with is ‘why did no one else think of that before?’
Of course, such genius is often the result of a long process of assimilating many ideas and creative stimulants. Even when the end result of this ‘invention’ seems strikingly obvious and utterly unambiguous in its benefits.
HEAVILY DISCOUNTED Eames Lounger page - NEW!!
At Iconic Interiors we pride ourselves at being the main supplier of Eames Lounge chairs. With 20 years experience researching and selling the lounger we know we offer the best chair available. Much of our reputation has been built on the many, many happy customers who have received the chair over the years.
Because we deal with many Eames Lounger specific orders we have from time to time chairs which for various reasons do not come up to our very high standards. We will be using this specific page as a channel to sell these discounted loungers.
Click through to the main page which will list the chairs available. Each chair available will be accompanied with a description of why the chair did not pass our quality control. Photographs will be available for each lounger available.
WIN a Warren Platner Side Table
Enter for a chance to WIN a Warren Platner side table! This side table is a little piece of designer perfection. Click to enter now!
Spotlight on Eero Saarinen - architect and furniture designer
Do you ever wish you could peel away the layers of genius, to find how these gifted individuals came up with their wondrous creations; and the starting point of innovation?
Exploring the life and work of Eero Saarinen at least provides a glimpse of this. It also offers us a better understanding of how archetypal mid century modern furniture came to be created, with Saarinen leading the way.
7 reasons not to buy the cheapest Barcelona chair
Ever wondered why there is such a range in pricing for Mies Van Der Rohe's design classic the Barcelona chair? We have put together a concise list of reasons why you shouldn't buy at the lowest price. You'll be surprised at what we have to say!
25% discount in our WINTER SALE
When was the last time you were truly comfortable - the Womb?
There’s a running joke on social media, that the last time I had a good night’s sleep was in the womb! Life can be tough, and the urge to take a ‘duvet day’ or curl up in a ball for a few hours can be strong. Imagine a chair that transports you to that state of mind. A chair that you can sink into, to become safely cocooned and reassuringly supported.
Danish customer happy with his Flag Halyard chair
Morten is a customer in Denmark who has bought many pieces from us over the years. He recently ordered the Hans Wegner Flag Halyard chair and on receiving the furniture he dropped me an email with his positive feedback.