Finn Juhl was trained as an all-round building architect, not especially as a furniture designer, something he himself considered important to emphasize. On several occasions, he pointed out that as a furniture designer, he was purely autodidact. His oeuvre did, however, also comprise a broad spectru
"The evolution of culture marches with the elimination of ornament from useful objects." Adolf Loos was deeply concerned about the state of architecture in turn-of-the-century Austria. Loos objected to the Art Nouveau movement -- with its stress on the personal and the decorative, and its rejection o
When Toshiyuki Kita graduated from Naniwa College, Osaka, in 1964, he immediately became a furniture designer. After working in Italy for designers Mario Bellini and
Silvio Coppola, he quickly built a reputation as one of the "most European" of Japanese designers. This reputation stands today, as he
Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID) was founded in 1991. The office specializes in various fields of design ranging from furniture and industrial products to exhibition design and architecture related work. KGID is working for some of the leading names of the international design industry.