Akin to the traditional grandfather clock more commonly seen in the UK, the curving Swedish Mora model is a highly unique design with a huge tradition of local craftsmanship behind it. We were intrigued to learn more about this enchanting area of Swedish design history and sat down with Jo Lee who told us just about everything you could wish to know – from the people who first made the Mora to what we should look for when buying one today.
All book lovers will be familiar with the task of having to squeeze beloved titles into any remaining crevice on the shelf. We believe you should home your favourites somewhere special.
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.
Scandinavian folk design is bursting with joyful colour, prints and motifs inspired by the natural world. Enjoy reading about how the Larsson artists helped to further the love of folk design in interiors and discover an array of stunning folk antique furniture.
How does someone so young have a such a discerning eye for celebrated vintage design and the vision to establish a business around it? Now based in Amsterdam, Eva told us all about the early days of Forest and how training in fashion ultimately lead her to furniture design.
Will Scandinavian chair icons ever go out of style? We doubt it. Timeless aesthetic and superior craftsmanship promise plenty more trips around the sun for these vintage, culture-shaping beauties, so we might as well do our homework and learn more about the most significant Scandinavian chair designs of all time.
Join us on the walk down the memory lane and get inspired!
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!
We had the pleasure of visiting Thérèse in her lovely light filled home in the historical Clerkenwell area of London. Enjoy this wander around and keep an eye out for 20th century design classics dotted throughout Thérèse’s home!
Chairs have captured the imagination of some of history’s most celebrated designers… which means there is a huge selection to choose from! Some of the Vinterior team picked out their favourite designs from the Vinterior collection of vintage armchairs… we bet you have one too!
Hans Wegner is one of Denmark’s most famous designers. Whether you’ve heard his name before or not, you’ll definitely recognise his iconic designs. We love knowing about the humans behind these celebrated feats of design… here is your quick fire guide to Hans Wegner!