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July 31, 2018

At the culmination of Belle Epoque splendour, the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle was a fabulous showcase for dazzling creations, many of them designed by immigrants. One of them was Dutchman Jean-Henri Jansen, whose furniture store with its famously lavish window displays had opened on the Rue Royale in 1880, offering antiques and furniture of his own production. The spectacular Art Nouveau writing desk the firm presented at the exhibition is considered one of the supreme examples of the period.

Danish Flat Weave Carpet

Submitted by siteadmin on Mon, 2018-07-23 13:33

'Lynild' literally translates to 'lightning'. Long recognized as a notable figure in the realm of applied arts & design in mid-twentieth century Denmark, Vibeke Klint's work has been exhibited in numerous prominent museums such as the Danish Museum of Art & Design, in Copenhagen, Denmark' and National Museum of Women in the Arts, in Washington, DC.