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Robert Dudley Best

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Robert Dudley Best

Robert Dudley Best (1892-1984) was heir to the world's largest lighting manufacturing company Best & Lloyd, founded in Birmingham in 1840. Despite the company's proud history of providing traditional lamps to a prestigious clientele, including Titanic and the Orient Express, Dudley Best was interested in a new collection that symbolised the spirit of the new age by appealing to the more avant-garde architects and setting a new agenda for lamp design...

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Paul Leroy

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Paul Leroy

Paul Leroy (born in 1960) studied architecture, furniture design, graphics and industrial design at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He opened his design studio while studying in 1987 and today the clients include Mercedes-Benz, Apple, Google, Copenhagen Airports, B&O, Sony, Nike among others. The philosophy behind the Paul Leroy designs is that timeless beauty created in adequate solutions does change the way we all think and act. The aim is to create and shape physical products and spaces with the purpose of giving you pleasure and lasting value in your daily life. Trying hard to avoid here-today-gone-tomorrow trend...

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Paavo Tynell

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Paavo Tynell

Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) was an industrial designer, known as the great pioneer of Finnish lighting design and fondly dubbed as “the man who illuminated Finland”. Tyne was one of the founders and chief designers of Taito Oy – the first industrial producer of lighting fixtures in Finland. With the innovation of electricity in the beginning of the 20th century, Taito Oy and Tynell expanded the thinking and manufacturing of modern lighting solutions in Europe and abroad.  Paavo Tynell rose to prominence in the 1930s and 40s where he collaborated with some of the most renowned Finnish architects, Alvar Aalto being...

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Oliver Schick

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Oliver Schick

Oliver Schick was born in 1969 in Darmstadt, Germany, and studied product design at the HBK - University of Fine Arts and Design in Saarbruecken. After graduating, he worked freelance for several studios and in 2005 he founded his own studio with a focus on furniture, lighting and interior design and has since worked for companies such as Ligne Roset and Skandiform. "My aim is to design products with character that are timeless and easy to comprehend. Often, only minor changes or unexpected details are needed to give a product a lively character which sparks the associations and emotions of...

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OEO Studio

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OEO Studio

OEO Studio’s Head of Design and Founding Partner, Thomas Lykke (b. 1971) trained as a fashion designer in Copenhagen and San Francisco before moving into the design industry as Interiors Editor at Wallpaper* Magazine 2000–2003. He established OEO Studio with Managing Partner Anne-Marie Buemann in Copenhagen in 2003. " Gubi is an institution and we always have great conversations with Jacob Gubi about design – he knows what he wants and he has a very rare eye for design and detail – so the collaboration emerged very naturally from a dialogue about chair design. What makes GUBI pieces stand out...

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