• Alvar Aalto

    Alvar Aalto

    Alvar Aalto Bauhaus Designer
    Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (born February 3, 1898 in Kuortane, Finland; † 11 May 1976 in Helsinki, Finland) was a Finnish architect and designer. Alvar Aalto was known for its special concepts in the field of organic building. He was influenced by the German Werkbund and Bauhaus. He sought in terms of organic architecture to a close relationship between people and environment.

    Alvar Aalto created the following milestone:

    Armchair Paimio 41, Wood 66 chair, barstool Paimio

  • Anonimo



    Once the Bauhaus jointly Furniture Designer of the golden era: the desire Furnishings in industrial production for the nation needs to produce inexpensive. Their clear and simple shapes, the simplicity and functionality of the materials were program this important German design movement. The 'modern classic' are precisely why today again highly topical.

  • Arne Jacobsen

    Arne Jacobsen

    Arne Jacobsen

    Born February 11, 1902 in Copenhagen; † March 24, 1971) is considered the most important international architect and designer of Denmark in the 20th century. His design work has been influenced by Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and the Bauhaus. In his work, his perfectionism reflects. He is said to have worked almost permanently. Recreation was for him therein, to engage creatively in other Bereichwn.

    Arne Jacobsen created the following milestone:

    Wood chair 3107

  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh (born June 7, 1868 in Glasgow; † 10 December 1928 in London) was a Scottish architect, artisans, designers, graphic artists and painters. He was one of the leading personalities of the Art Nouveau movement of the late 19th century and gave the modern design impetus. Mackintosh is therefore regarded as an influential forerunner of Modern Art.  Charles Rennie Mackintosh has the following design furniture created milestones: Argyle Chair, Ingram Chair, Willow chair, D.S. 1 chair, D.S. 2 table, dining chairs, Hill House Chair

  • Charles und Ray Eames

    Charles und Ray Eames

    Charles und Ray Eames Bauhaus Designer

    (Born June 17, 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri; † August 21, 1978) was an American designer and architect. Together with his wife Ray Eames (1912-1988), he contributed greatly to the development of the "Modern Style" in postwar America at and continues to characterize Designer especially with his furniture designs, which are strongly influenced by functionality. Charles and Ray Eames created the following milestones:  Lounge Chair, Plywood Chair, La Chaise, Folding Table

  • Eero Aarnio

    Eero Aarnio

    Eero Aarnio * 21.July 1932 in Finnland  is a Finnish interior designer, noted for his innovative furniture designs in the 1960s, such as his famouse plastic and fiberglass chairs like Globe chair, Ball chair and the Pastil chair.

  • Eero Saarinen

    Eero Saarinen

    (Born August 20, 1910 in Kirkkonummi, Finland; † 1 September 1961, Michigan) was one of the most famous architects and designers of the 20th century. Saarinen initially oriented strongly to the severe cubic shapes of Mies van der Rohe, before he found more expressive forms over time. Known are especially his sweeping cantilevered structures. Famous is his one-legged 'Tulip chair' (Tulip Chair).Eero Saarinen has created the following milestones:Tulip Chair, Tulip dining table

  • Eileen Gray

    Eileen Gray

    (Born August 9, 1878 in Enniscorthy; † October 31, 1976) was an Irish interior architect and designer. It is among the most important designers of the 20th century. In 1972 she was appointed by the Royal Society of Art in London for "Royal Designer to Industry". The Museum of Modern Art in New York took its Adjustable Table E 1027 on in his collection. Eileen Gray has designer furniture created following milestones: Adjustable Table E 1027 cocktail table, Tubelight, Daybed Roquebrune, Bibendum Armchair

  • Florence Knoll

    Florence Knoll

    Florence Marguerite Knoll Basset (born May 24, 1917 in Saginaw, Michigan) is one of the most renowned American designers and architects of the 20th century and a pioneer in the manufacture of modern furniture. She studied with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Eero Saarinen.

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

    Frank Lloyd Wright

    was an American architect, interior designer and art dealer. Wright was one of the first architects to use the term "organic construction". He was concerned with an organic connection between architecture and the various elements of art, nature and human spheres of life.

    Frank Lloyd Wright has created the following milestones:
    Allen dining table 605, Barrel chair, Robie Chair 601, dining table Taliesin
  • Gabriele Mucchi

    Gabriele Mucchi

    (* 25. Juni 1899 in Turin; † 10. Mai 2002 in Mailand) was an Italian painter, graphic artist and architect. He is considered the co-founder of the "New Realism" (Nuovo Realismo). He had been something of a legend for a long time. An artist who has lived through the whole century and was full of plans at the beginning of the century and drew what he saw around him as a critical eyewitness and incorruptible judge of his time.

    Gabriele Mucchi has created the following milestones:
    Zizero armchair, Zizero stool
  • George Nelson

    George Nelson

    George Nelson (* 1908 in Hartford, Connecticut; was an American designer and architect. Nelson became one of the most influential design theorists in the USA in the 1930s. Nelson's designs were groundbreaking in the furniture sector. Today they are among the best known in the Bauhaus. His artistic freedom was derived from the realization that human needs are complex, subtle and mysterious.

    George Nelson has created the following milestones:
    Nelson Bank, Coconut Chair

  • Gerrit Rietveld

    Gerrit Rietveld

    Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (* 24. June 1888 in Utrecht; † 25. June 1964. Was a Dutch architect and designer. With the artist group De Stijl, he became one of the master carpenters of the master carpenter. The development of his red-blue chair, which is characterized by strict geometry and the reduction of the color on the primary colors, introduced genus-breaking aesthetics.

    Gerrit Rietveld has created milestones: The Red-Blue Chair 1917, Rietveld Schröder House, icon of modern architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Harry Bertoia

    Harry Bertoia

    (* 1915 in Udine, Italien, † November 6, 1978 in Barto, Pensilvania) as a major American artist and designer. He meets Charles Eames and Florence and Hans Knoll at the Cranbrook Academy of Arts. His experimentation with materials and filigree forms has brought him artistically far. His chair: 'Diamond, Model 420' has become world famous.

    Harry Bertoia has created the following milestones:
    Diamond Model 420 Chair, Chair 482, 483 Stool
  • Isamu Noguchi

    Isamu Noguchi

    Noguchi Isamu, (born November 17, 1904 in Los Angeles, † December 30, 1988 in New York) was a Japanese-American sculptor and designer. Noguchi's elemental interest in sculpture made him switch between working as a designer and architect. His works show the influence of Western art as well as the Japanese and Chinese traditions.

    Isamu Noguchi has created the following milestones:
    Dining table-1954, kidney table Coffee table-1945
  • Jean-Michel Frank

    Jean-Michel Frank

    (Born February 28, 1895 in Paris, † March 8, 1941 in Manhattan) was a French furniture designer. Jean-Michel Frank was a well-known furniture designer. He preferred the simple shapes and clean lines of the Art Deco style, which he combined with luxurious materials. Furniture according to his designs are still produced today. Frank furnished an apartment for the millionaire Rockefeller.

    Jean-Michel Frank has created the following milestones:
    Armchair Roma, armchair Venezia, upholstered chair Frank
  • Josef Hoffmann

    Josef Hoffmann

    (Born December 15, 1870 in Pirnitz, Austria-Hungary, † May 7, 1956 in Vienna) was an Austrian architect and designer, and one of the main representatives of the Wiener Werkstätte. To his simple, "dicey" style he had probably received initial suggestions in southern Italy, because he lived there and the cubic houses impressed him with their flat roofs and smooth facades.

    Josef Hoffmann has created the following milestone:
    The famous Kubus armchair, Lacquered wooden chair
  • Le Corbusier

    Le Corbusier

    (Born October 6, 1887 in La Chaux -de-Fonds / Switzerland, † August 27, 1965 Monaco, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris actually) was a Swiss-French architect, furniture designer, city planner, painter and sculptor. Le Corbusier was one of the most important and influential architects of the 20th century, whose new ideas have provoked controversy on several occasions. Le Corbusier has created milestones for the following designer furniture:

    Chair Basculant LC1, Armchair LC2, Sofa LC3 3 seater, Chaise longue LC4 Daybed, Sofa LC5, Dining table LC6, Swivel chair LC7

  • Marcel Breuer

    Marcel Breuer

    Marcel Breuer Bauhaus Designer
    (Born May 21, 1902 in Pécs, Hungary, † July 1, 1981 in New York City) was a German-American architect and designer of Hungarian-Jewish origin. Its outstanding facilities, which can hardly be surpassed in factual sobriety, attracted great attention as - of course highly controversial - an example of modern living.

    Marcel Breuer has created milestones for the following designer furniture:
    Wassily Chair No. B3 (1925), Laccio Tables (1927), Wassily Chair (1927), Cesca Chair (1928)

  • Mart Stam

    Mart Stam

    Actually Martinus Adrianus Stam (born August 5, 1899 in Purmerend, the Netherlands, † February 23, 1986 in Goldbach, Switzerland) was a Dutch architect and designer. In 1926 he invented and designed the first cantilever chair, which Marcel Breuer finally developed further. Stam lived in the GDR from 1948 and was rector of the Academy of Arts and the College of Werkkunst, in 1935 he became director of the Institute for Arts and Crafts in Amsterdam.

    Mart Stam has created the following milestone:
    S43 cantilever chair 1926 (cantilever chair)

  • Mies van der Rohe

    Mies van der Rohe

    (Born March 27, 1886 Aachen, † 1969 Chicago, actually Maria Ludwig Michael Mies) was one of the most important modernist architects. His art applies to the expression of constructive logic and spatial freedom in classical form. His concept was so rational and universal that it has been developed to this day, in line with technical innovations.

    Mies van der Rohe has created the following milestones:
    Barcelona armchair 1929, Daybed Barcelona, Brno round steel chair

  • Philippe Starck

    Philippe Starck

    Philippe Patrick Starck (born January 18, 1949, Paris) is a French product designer and probably the best known designer in the New Design style. His designs range from spectacular interier designs to mass produced consumer goods such as toothbrushes, chairs, and even houses.

    He was educated in Paris at the Ecole Camondo and in 1968, he founded his first design firm, which specialized in inflatable objects. In 1969, he became art director of his firm along with Pierre Cardin.

  • René Herbst

    René Herbst

    René Herbst (* 1891 in Paris, † 1982 in Paris) was one of the leading French furniture designers and interior designers of classical modernism. The high gloss of the steel pipe used by autumn, z. For example, in the armchair designed in 1928 with frame made of flat steel and bent tubular steel, backrest and seat upholstery covered with fabric, illustrates the labor-intensive furniture production.

    René Herbst has created the following milestone:
    Steel tube chair 101, Sandows Chair, Fauteuil de repos

  • Robert Mallet Stevens

    Robert Mallet Stevens

    (Born March 24, 1886 in Paris, † February 8, 1945 ibid) was an avant-garde French architect of the late twenties and early thirties. His buildings emphasize the Cubist form. He was an important representative of the Art Deco in France, influenced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Josef Hoffmann. The residential building in Rue Mallet-Stevens from 1926/27 is an example of his style.

    Robert Mallet-Stevens has created the following milestone:
    Lacquered metal chair 'Robert Mallet Stevens', stackable, 1930
  • The Shakers

    The Shakers

    The Shakers Bauhaus Designer

    The furniture style of Shaker is now classified as an independent and influential contribution to art history. Shaker furniture was already widely used throughout the United States in the 19th century and was presented at world exhibitions. Their formal rigor, the lack of ornamentation and the orientation towards utility shows parallels to the English Arts and Crafts movement and also influenced the modern age in architecture and design of the 20th century.
    The shakers are known for the production of oval chip boxes, so-called "shaker boxes"

  • Walter Gropius

    Walter Gropius

    (* 1883 † 1969) Walter Gropius was an architect and designer and, as co-founder of the Deutscher Werkbund and as the spiritual father of the Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar, played a key role in shaping the design of the 20th century.

    As part of a large-scale Berlin project, Gropius planned the Siemensstadt (1929/30), which followed from 1964 to 1968, the Berlin Buckow-Rudow settlement (now Gropiusstadt). Its most popular buildings include the US Embassy in Athens (1956-1961) and the Pan Am Building in New York (1958-1963).

    As a designer, Gropius was known for his chairs, ceramics, lamps and other objects.

  • Wilhelm Wagenfeld

    Wilhelm Wagenfeld

    Wilhelm Wagenfeld Bauhaus Designer

    (Born April 15, 1900 in Bremen, † May 28, 1990 in Stuttgart) was a German product designer. The Bauhaus student is one of the pioneers of industrial design. Wagenfeld's design is characterized by its time-constant design and contemporary functionality and was at the time a style-defining feature. Some of his more than 600 designs, mainly in glass and metal, are produced as so-called "design classics" to this day.

    Wilhelm Wagenfeld has created the following milestone:
    Wa24 lamp Wilhelm Wagenfeld