Helen Maria Nugent: Classic Contenders - Part Two

Helen Maria Nugent: Classic Contenders - Part Two

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Janel Laban
Aug 27, 2007
Helen Maria Nugent presented a fascinating lecture/slide show at the Apartment Therapy/Hejfina Showroom party last spring. The subject? What makes a classic and which contemporary designs may be considered a classic in the future. Part One of Ms. Nugent's classic choices and their modern contenders were posted here ; Part Two follows below the jump...Enjoy!
The Classic: Bubble Lamps by George Nelson for Howard Miller The Contenders: Random Light by Bertjan Pot for Moooi Palm light by Janne Kyttanen for FOC Omi by Assa Ashuach for Materialise The Classic: Le Courbusier LC3 Sofa The Contenders: Coupe Sofa by Piero Lissoni for Capellini. Facett Sofa by the Bouroullec Brothers for Ligne Roset Repeat Sofa by Hella Jongerious for Maharam The Classic: Side Chair by Harry Bertoia for Knoll The Contenders: Chair One by Konstantine Grcic for Magis Knotted chair by Marcel Wanders for Cappellini Cross Check chair by Frank Gehry for Knoll The Classic: E1027 Side Table by Eileen Gray The Contenders: Diana side table series by Konstantine Grcic for ClassiCon T table by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell Barbarella side table by Blu Dot
There you go, the list of Classic Contenders is complete...lots of eye candy AND food for thought! A huge thanks to Helen Maria for sharing her design expertise with all of us at the Spring Design Party! (Re-edited from a post originally published on 04.20.07)
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