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The Iconic Designs of Serge Mouille

The Iconic Designs of Serge Mouille

Industrial design of everyday objects rises to art when elegance reinforces efficiency. Minimal yet richly surrealistic, the iconic work of French lighting designer Serge Mouille (1922-1988) casts a glow on Mid-Century Modernism. Perhaps Mouille's minimalism was partly related to the time of scarcity in which he grew up. It mustn't have been easy to choose a career...
Understanding Aldo Tura in Three Furniture Pieces

Understanding Aldo Tura in Three Furniture Pieces

Although he may not have been the most celebrated designers of Mid-Century Modern period in his day, the craftsmanship of Aldo Tura is being increasingly recognised in the United States and Europe. Perhaps it is the idiosyncratic way he developed pieces for particular clients that distinguishes him from other mid-century designers. Active in from the 1930s to the 1960s when...
Kairos Discovers - Diego Portuondo

Kairos Discovers - Diego Portuondo

In each edition of Kairos Discovers, we interview the movers and shakers of the design world to find out about their work, insider tips, and the essence to living a tasteful life. It was a sunny Friday afternoon that we sat down with Diego Portuondo. Alongside his brother Hugo, he runs Portuondo, a...