Inspiration

Design icons enter the scene

Eames chair, Poul Henningsen suspension, Tolix seat, Pipistrello lamp… The great classics of design have been invading our homes and winning unanimous approval, sometimes for more than 90 years! There is a reason why these pieces of furniture and objects designed byillustrious designers are sold by the millions and are collectively considered as essential icons. With their daring design, pioneering materials or originality, these furniture hits are making a difference and are not about to be dethroned.
When it comes to design, some furniture and decorative accessories have not aged a bit. And this is despite the flood of new products that flood shops and online shops every year. Chairs, tables, lighting ,… Designed by designers such as Eames, Le Corbusier, Arne Jacobsen or Starck, these classics have been successful and, for some, have been at the top of the podium for almost a century. The shapes and materials used by these icons still inspire today’s designers! These design icons havebecome cult classics and have already passed through history without ever getting old. Still available, they can be purchased at Design Market. Or simply contemplate them with happiness…

Image icônes 11 – Vintage table lamp “Pipistrello” by Gae Aulenti for Martinelli Luce – 1960 | 2 – Brown vintage “Rocking chair” by Charles Eames – 1990 | 3 – Black Scandinavian teak coffee table – 1960 | 4 – Huge vintage woolen Beni Ouarain rug – 1950

Image icônes 21 – Brown leather Safari chair by Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen – 1960 | 2 – Black leather Egg chair, 1st edition, Arne Jacobsen Denmark – 1966 | 3 – Vintage Panthella floor lamp by Verner Panton | 4 – Modular vintage candleholders by Nagel

Image icônes 31 – Lounge chair and ottoman by Eames for Herman Miller | 2 – Vintage Diamond armchair by Harry Bertoia for Knoll | 3 – Danish vintage teak sideboard | 4 – Traditional vintage Turkish rug