Furniture and Detail Shots by Pastoe

Pastoe are quite unique in my opinion, in fact I’ve written about them before when I highlighted the sm05 chair by Cees Braakman, but I’ve not really gone into much depth regarding their history and how this played a part in the furniture world. It all began in 1913 when businessman Frits Loeb decided to manufacturer chairs for his own shop on Ganzenmarkt in Utrecht himself in a small, traditional joinery shop. This quickly grew into …

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The Nuage Family for Cassina by Charlotte Perriand

After Daniel’s intriguing post yesterday on designer Greta Magnusson Grossman, I thought I’d bring another one into the mix in the form of Charlotte Perriand. This lovely lady was the figure behind a lot of Le Corbusier’s works and was a big collaborator with Jean Prouvé throughout her career. I’ve actually put together a post previously on Charlotte Perriand and her life but today I’m …

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