Ernő Goldfinger

“There are good and bad architects. I’m a good architect.” The words Ernő Goldfinger used to describe himself speak volumes of his character, strong-willed and uncompromising. It therefore comes as no surprise that a degree of notoriety and controversy followed the Hungarian-born architect and designer throughout his lifetime, due in part to his work, but …

Marcel Breuer

One of the most significant figures to emerge from the Bauhaus, the architect and designer Marcel Breuer had a pivotal role in bringing the revered art school’s modernist visions to life. From his beginnings as a bright student to his expanding career as a young master at the school, his designs remain a celebrated symbol …

Le Corbusier

India’s first Prime Minister once made a comment about Le Corbusier’s design for Chandigarh – the symbol of a new India following their independence: “The most important thing about Chandigarh is not whether you like it or not but that it hits you on your head and makes you think.”  The same can be said …