One of my favourite lamps ... Cooper... impossible not to include in this series the creator, Tom Dixon.   Tunisian by birth but moved to Britain very small, this designer of 56 years has given us incredible pieces of lighting, furniture and accessories that are available (many of them)

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At a time when design was the sole domain of men, appeared Nanna Ditzel.   Born in Copenhagen in 1923, trained as a cabinetmaker and furniture designer. She established a design studio 

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Inevitably, when we think of Salvador Dali, the first thing that comes to our mind it is his paintings, so extremely popular that has overshadowed other facets  of this great creator.   It seems that was the sofa lips, created for this work, the face of Mae West, his first furniture design, inspired by the famous artist lips.

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It would be impossible, and very unfair, write about furniture designed by Le Corbusier, without talking about Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand.   Although his work separately (especially Le Corbusier and Perriand) is quite remarkable, it was the union of the three which left us the best and most popular designs.

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Although not a household name to the general public, many historians believe was Colombo who turned Milan the capital of design. He died very young, at 41. If we consider that before turning to design was a painter and sculptor,

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This Philippine designer surprises everyone with its original collections inspired in his own land. Kenneth Cobonpue trained at the Pratt Institute in New York, though his vocation grew up with him in his own home because his mother was an artisan who produced furniture.

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Considered the best furniture designer of the history, he created his own style, he was the first who wrote a book about furniture design.... the influence of Thomas Chippendale is still present, from the XVIII century.   Thomas chippendale was born in Otley, Yorkshire, in 1718, he moved to London in 1748, where he worked as a furniture designer and also interior designer

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Born in  Meda in 1950, he founded his design studio in 1972, although he did not graduate at the Milan Polytechnic until 1975. Like almost all the great designers, the creations of Citterio cover fields as diverse as:

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Furniture lovers appreciate any style, may be it's not the one we would choose for our homes, but we  know how to appreciate a good cabinet as a work of art, and admire it as we would do with a famous painting. That's why, this week we jump from the completely actual design of Busk+Hertzog

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