Posts tagged 'modernism'


Artek’s chairs are evergreen exemplars of Finnish modernism

When many design brands talk about heritage, they do so to evoke an amorous sense of the past: artisan techniques, honest family-run business models, a

Pauliina Salonen|||

JKMM Architects create Finland’s first carbon neutral office building

Built to house 1800 Kesko employees, the modern building – designed by JKMM Architects – is Finland’s first office to go carbon neutral in its

Simone Hutsch|||

What is modern design? Contemporary innovation or a rationalist industrial aesthetic?

In OnOffice’s Modern Issue, it seems somehow appropriate to question the basis of modernity itself. What is modern? Is it all about what is cutting-edge

Jeroen Verrecht|||

Boitsfort in Brussels: a concrete icon

Out in the not-too-distant north of the Sonian Forest and just a 10-minute drive from Brussels’ Avenue Louise – one of the most prestigious and


Seating designers embrace new modernism

Reissued by the big manufacturers, and reinterpreted by new designers, modernism’s legacy looms large When the Bauhaus’ modernist ideals infiltrated furniture design in the 1920s



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