Jasper Morrison

When we discuss the quality of an object, its practical side along with its usability and attractiveness are in focus. If it’s a piece of furniture, we often discuss whether it’s comfortable. The essence of a designer’s work hides in achieving balance. But, what happens when we add an atmosphere to this balance? British designer …

David Chipperfield

Impostor syndrome is a phenomenon that occurs in people who doubt their own achievements. No matter how successful they are, for them it’s just luck. Among those people is one globally recognized architect, David Chipperfield. We easily find the answer to the question how much did he achieve. Along his full name, Sir David Alan …

Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban is one of the rare architects of today who is equally responsible to nature and humans. His words and deeds truly speak the same language. Crucial moment in his career happened in 2014, when he got the Pritzker’s Prize. Japanese architect, Toyo Ito, who won this award one year before, described Shigeru in …

Florence Knoll

The name Knoll is associated with respectable American Company dealing with furniture manufacture. It’s logical since the company signs some of the epochal furniture pieces. But who started this anthology? Behind Hans Knoll, who developed the family business wisely, was a humble woman. Florence Knoll didn’t have self-confidence; she thought that pieces she designed couldn’t …

Karim Rashid

There is no doubt that the children of English – Egyptian couple Rashid are talented for Art. The son, Hani, is well known New York architect, while the daughter Soraya is successful in music and painting.  The third kid Karim Rashid is considered to be one of the most famous designers of modern generation. His …

Maarten Van Severen

Maarten Van Severen designed furniture by asking clear questions. How do I sit? Where do I need a table and how do I sit at it? Where do I store utensils? The goals of successful people mostly come down to basic principles. No matter how obvious it seems, among rare ones are those who resist …

Eero Saarinen

He didn’t write books nor did he comment on them. Many people criticized him for not having a clear attitude. He thought that his works didn’t belong to any movement and that each one is adjusted to a problem. He listened to his clients carefully and considered them to be “co-creators”. Eero Saarinen moved boundaries …