Designers

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  • KONSTANTIN GRCIC

    "Actual, feasible and concrete."

    Konstantin Grcic is a German designer born in Munich in 1965. He began his career with a training in furniture manufacturing in England and then enrolled at the Royal College of Art in London. His work is strongly influenced by two designers: Jasper Morrison and Vico Magistretti.

  • LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE

    « Clear shape through glass, steel and concrete » 

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born in Germany in 1886.

    He built his first house at the age of 21 (the Riehl House). He trained in the workshops of Peter Beherens, Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier.

  • MARCEL BREUER

    Marcel Breuer was born in Hungary in 1902. He began his training at the Bauhaus in Germany, where he would later teach. In 1925 he created the B3 Wassily chair for Wassily Kandinsky.

  • MART STAM

    « PIONEER OF MODERN DESIGN »

    Mart Stam was born in the Netherlands in 1899. He is one of the most important architects and designers of the modern era. Mart Stam studied at the Royal School for Advanced Studies in Amsterdam and worked until 1922 in an architectural firm in the Netherlands. 

  • NORMAN CHERNER

    Norman Cherner, known for being one of the most original post-war American designers, was born in New York in 1920. After studying at the Columbia University, he became a teacher at the department of Fine Arts, then became an instructor at the famous Museum of Modern Art in New York in the late 1940s. 

  • PHILIPPE STARCK

    « Popular is elegant, rare is vulgar. »

    Designer and world-renowned architect, Philippe Starck, trained at the Carmondo School in Paris.

  • PIERRE PAULIN

    Pierre Paulin was born in Paris in 1927. He graduated from the Camondo school of architecture and design in Paris.

  • POUL HENNINGSEN

    « A true architect of light. »

    Poul Henningsen is a Danish designer (known as PH in Denmark) born in 1894.

  • POUL KJAERHOLM

    "Discreet elegance, clean lines and great attention to detail. "

    Poul Kjaerholm was born in Denmark in 1929. Poul Kjaerholm  began his career as a cabinetmaker and then studied at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts.

  • POUL VOLTHER

    Paul M. Volther was born in Denmark in 1923.

    After training in carpentry, Paul M. Volther  studied at the Arts and Crafts School in Copenhagen

  • REZA FEIZ

    Reza Feiz, creator of the Bride’s Veil chair and the Bride’s Veil designer stool, is a self-taught designer. He uses materials such as hard wood, metal, ceramic, and fibreglass and makes luxurious and refined furniture pieces.

  • RICHARD SAPPER

    « Simple shapes with a bit of humour and a few suprises!  »

    Contemporary German designer, Richard Sapper, studied philosophy, anatomy, graphics and economy. During his career, he focused on the creation of technically complex objects.

  • RODOLFO DORDONI

    « Imaginative and visionary, he collaborated with some of the greatest in the field. »

    Rodolfo Dordoni was born in Milan in 1954. He graduated from Milan’s Polytechnic school in 1979 and worked in different architectural offices in the field of industrial design.

  • ROSS LOVEGROVE

    « Innovator of a unique style, he is always in search of new shapes…  »

    Having graduated from Manchester Polytechnic, Ross Lovergrove, received his MA from the Royal College of Art in London in 1983. During his career, Ross Lovergrove participated in designing the Walkman for Sony, worked for Apple and participated in the creation of the iMac and joined Frogdesign in Germany.

  • SAINTESPRIT

    A passionate designer, Sarah Kalman launched Saintesprit in 2014. She is convinced that she can turn ordinary items into a source of emotion. Saintesprit Home companions is for people who, like us, are convinced that the present trend is no longer in keeping with our need for artefacts with an emotional flavor.

  • SALVATOR DALI

    « The idea of an irrational object »

    This incredible artist is known for his paintings, sculptures, poems and various artistic creations. He created a series of pieces of furniture and in the 30’s he created the famous Bocca Sofa.

  • SANTA & COLE

    « It’s the constant research to create an object that makes the difference. »

    Santa & Cole was created in 1958 by a family and friends. The company edited furniture and domestic and urban lighting. 

  • SEBASTIAN WRONG

    « The field of art in three dimensions. »

    Sebastian Wrong was born in the UK in 1971. He obtained a Fine Arts degree in 1993 and created his company in 1995. His technical knowledge and ability allowed him to gain immediate international recognition. The international exposition of the Spun lamp in 2002 had a major impact on his career. This lamp has gained many design awards.

  • SERGE MOUILLE

    Serge Mouille is a famous Industrial and Lamp designer. Industrialist, silversmith and teacher, Serge Mouille is best known for his modernist lighting fixtures. His skilful mastery of metalwork is evident in all his designs.The son of a policeman and seamstress, Serge Mouille had a passion for metal works from an early age.

  • SHIN AZUMI

    « Maximum effect with minimal design. »

    Shin Azumi is a Japanese designer who graduated in 1994 from the Royal College of Art in London.

  • SORI YANAGI

    Sori Yanagi, a key figure in Japanese, post-war, modern design, was born in 1915 in Japan. His father, Muneyoshi Yanagi, founded the Mingei movement, a famous Japanese artistic movement that championed a new appreciation of everyday, traditional, and popular items and crafts.

  • TOM DIXON

    Tom Dixon was born in Sfax in Tunisia on the 21st of May 1959. Tom Dixon is one of the most original British designers of his generation; Tom Dixon is a trendsetter in the world of international design! This is the reason why we admire him so much at Diiiz.

  • VALENTINO BORETTI

    « New intriguing designer »

    Valentino Boretti is a contemporary Italian designer who has always fascinated.

  • VERNER PANTON

    Verner Panton was born in Copenhagen in 1926. Verner Panton  is well known for his unconventional style. Verner Panton  created objects with an innovative and futuristic design. He used plastic and bright colours and was attracted by wavy forms.

    After studying architecture, Verner Panton  enrolled at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Verner Panton  worked with Arne Jacobsen, and participated in the creation of the famous Panton chair. In 1955, he ended his collaboration with Arne Jacobsen to set up his design studio.

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