Vinterior celebrates Valentine’s day with a few of the most iconic design power couples who have changed the face of furniture and interior design forever.
We celebrate three of the 20th century’s most iconic names in lighting design. Enjoy this selection of sleek black wall sconces by Serge Mouille or browse cutting edge glass chandeliers by Kalmar.
Winner of Interior Design Masters, Cassie Nicholas’ skilled eye for weaving characterful vintage references into her design scapes – whether period or modern – was at play throughout the competition. Eager to learn more about how she tackled the winning commission, the impressive Jin Bar in Shepherd’s Bush, we asked Cassie to unpack her vision and approach.
We learn all about the fascinating designer behind beloved brand Ercol, who immigrated from Italy as a young man at the beginning of the 20th century and fell in love with furniture design.
One of the most unorthodox and controversial designers of all time, Eero Saarinen was a pioneer of American post-war architecture and one of the most important figures that shaped the international image of American Modern. A leader of the second generation of modernists, Eero Saarinen took inspiration from the past to design for the future. He was an innovator, visionary, artist, and a highly skillful businessman who never ceased to create waves on the design scene. His designs always come with superlatives – the greatest, the first, the biggest, the most this, the most that…
Let’s learn more about the design genius Eero Saarinen and his most famous furniture.
You won’t find a more beautiful location for the historical Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. One of Ireland’s finest luxury castles, it’s set in the heart of the 12 Bens Mountain range along the world famous Wild Atlantic Way. With stunning views of rivers, forests and mountains, it’s not hard to see why so many of the hotel’s visitors return on a regular basis to take in the surroundings.
Interior designer Joanne Burgess runs The Curious Home, which exists to provide an expert’s eye when it comes to sourcing salvaged and reclaimed materials for historical home renovations. Joanne’s multi-faceted approach to design has even equipped her with a knowledge of upholstery and she is known for breathing new life into one off pieces by covering them in bold prints!
Frankfurt based Markus Friedrich Staab is an artist with a gifted eye for transforming ordinary items into imaginative art forms. Staab’s work is testament to his passionate belief that every day furniture shouldn’t be limited to its practical function but be elevated as an expression of creativity and inspiration.
We know you are used to us unearthing quality vintage pieces for you, but today we would like to bring your attention to a person instead. Kai Kristiansen is one of the best furniture designers Danish Modern has to offer, and yet his name remains a relatively well-kept secret in the design circles ready to be exploited by well-educated collectors!
Today we are placing the spotlight on four highly celebrated designers who contributed influential designs which are still going strong in the 21st century. All brilliant in their own ways, read on to meet Eileen Gray, Charlotte Perriand, Florence Knoll and Ray Eames.