making space interesting or creating interesting space, some shades are becoming so large they begin to have their own room-like quality. large pendents could work in very open and spacious interiors to designate smaller, more intimate areas, or they could work as the one out-standing element in a smaller room.
images via borrallo
design and style icons exist because of some classic element having lasting appeal. to me it is an item that remains true to what it is and the purpose it serves. there are of course so many mid-century designs that have become symbols of what we now consider to be "modern".
the chair on the left is one which i have spotted in a number of recent publications, created by the australian designer grant featherston. the chair on the right is a similar version recently displayed online.
grant featherston R160 armchair