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The Paimio Chair: Modern Humanism

The Paimio Chair: Modern Humanism

“The ultimate goal of the architect is to create a paradise. Every house, every product of architecture should be a fruit of our endeavor to build an earthly paradise for people.” Alvar Aalto The Paimio Chair epitomizes the humanism, functionalism and innovativeness of modern design. Designed by Finnish architect Alvar […]

Marc Newson, Lockheed Lounge, c. 1990, sold for £2,434,500 in April 2015 at Phillips. Photo courtesy of Phillips.

Top Design Auction Houses in the World

Phillips (established 1792) New York, London, Geneva, Hong Kong Key Personnel: Edward Dolman (Chairman and CEO), Jean-Paul Engelen (Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art), Vanessa Hallett (Senior Director and Worldwide Head of Photographs), Nazgol Jagan (Worldwide Director of Jewels) Notable Design Lots: Marc Newson, Lockheed Lounge, c. 1990, £2,434,500 – April 2015 Isamu Noguchi, The Goodyear […]