Tapio Wirkkala (1915 - 1985) - Finnish Designer
Nike. Designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Asko, Finland.
Originally designed 1950’s. These jubileum examples from the edition of 45 from 2002.
Bruno Matthson (1907 - 1988)
Maria Flap. Designed by Bruno Mathsson for Karl Mathsson, Sweden. 1936.
This example 1980’s.
Eero Saarinen (1910 - 1961)
Tulip. Designed by Eero Saarinen for Knoll International, USA. 1956.
Fibre glass, metal and cotton upholstery.
Finn Juhl (1912 - 1989)
Chieftain. Designed by Finn Juhl for Niels Vodder, Denmark. 1950’s.
Stamped Niels Vodder.
Teak and original tan leather.
Gerrit Rietveld (1888 - 1964)
Military table. Designed by Gerrit Rietveld for G. A. van de Groeneken, Holland. 1921.
This example post war.
Hand painted beech. Branded G. A. van de Groeneken de Bildt, Netherlands.
Joe Colombo (1930 - 1971)
Spider. Designed by Joe Colombo for Oluce, Italy. 1965
Poul Kjaerholm (1929 - 1980)
PK13. Designed by Poul Kjaerholm for E. Kold Christensen, Denmark. 1974.
Brushed steel and leather.
Designed by Hans Wegner for Andreas Tuck, Denmark. 1960’s.
Brazilian rosewood and matt steel legs.
About Modernity: Modernity is a leading gallery in Stockholm, Sweden, dealing in 20th century design. We specialize in Scandinavian Design: furniture, ceramics, glass, lighting and jewellery. Our range consists of both well known classics and rare pieces by artists such as Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto, Axel Salto, Berndt Friberg, to name but a few. The emphasis is on post-war design.
Modernity supplies pieces to international collectors and museums. Our busy central showroom has also become a meeting place for anyone interested in 20th century design.
Koral by Bantie.se, a Swedish Design Company, whose first collection was launched back in 2007 visit there About Us page Here to read their manifesto.
This particular design was based on the inside structure of coral.
Oiva / Tonkka can by Sami Ruotsalainen for Marimekko
Marimekko, established in 1951, is a Finnish textile and clothing design company renowned for its original prints and colours. The company designs and manufactures high-quality clothing, interior decoration textiles, bags and other accessories.