Pair of table lamps designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Idman Oy, Finland. 1958.

Pair of table lamps designed by Tapio Wirkkala Idman Oy Finland, 1958 Brass, lacquered metal and leather

Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. The range of his work was immense, from plastic ketchup bottles and metalware to glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles to graphic art including the design of Finland's banknotes in 1955 to stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production to individual sculptures in several media. Wirkkala earned honors in numerous international exhibitions.

Tapio Wirkkala was a multitalented design genius, widely considered a leading figure of modern Finnish industrial art.

Roy McMakin makes the familiar strange in a new show of domestic furniture at Lora Reynolds Gallery | Design | Wallpaper* Magazine McMakin's 'A One Door Two Door Cabinet', 2014. Courtesy of Lora Reynolds Gallery. Photography: Mark Woods

Roy McMakin makes the familiar strange in a new show of domestic furniture at Lora Reynolds Gallery

phillip arctander chair

From Modernity, Philip Arctander, Armchair Birch and lamb's wool

Domestic Furniture by Roy McMakin

Created by artist Roy McMakin, Domestic Furniture fabricates furniture by hand in small quantities at Big Leaf Manufacturing, its Seattle workshop.

roy mcmakin furniture - Google Search

roy mcmakin furniture - Google Search

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