Author: Nick Pluijmers

Book: Modernism Rediscovered

“The photography of Julius Shullman(1910-2009) transported a West Coast dream around the world. His images of midcentury Southern Californian architecturecaptured not only the distinctive structural, functional, and design elements of a building but also the context of its surroundings and inhabitants in a holistic, evocative…

Book: The Life Aesthetic of Josef Hoffmann

“Before aesthete, designer, and architect Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) came along, Austrian architecture and design was suffocating under a surfeit of opulent ornamentation and bombastic flourish. With his radical new approach and a band of like-minded figures, Hoffmann was a founding father of the Viennese Secession…

Design studio D’Orazio & Krakvik

Krakvik & D’Orazio is a creative studio based in Oslo, run by Italian-born Alessandro D’Orazio and Oslo native Jannicke Krkvik. Both Scandinavian and Italian design heritage are mixed in a contemporary cocktail that is clean, playful and well-balanced.

Lamp: FLO desk light by Norman Foster

“The minimal FLO range of lights is the result of Foster + Partners first collaboration with specialist Italian lighting manufacturer, Lumina. Available as a floor or desk lamp, the light integrates the latest dimmable LED technology within a streamlined, curving form.” Source: Foster+Partners