Glasgow City Halls

Glasgow City Halls Originally uploaded by circa70. No expense spared when it comes to lighting the City Halls – only the finest Danish design at several thousand each. Iconic 1958 design by Poul Henningsen. The consummate modernist chandelier, [Poul Henningsen](http://www.dwr.com/designers.cfm?designer_ID=4322)’s Artichoke Lamp – Large (1958) measures nearly three feet in width and is composed of layers of overlapping “leaves”, which produce crisp, glare-free light from 360 degrees. Each leaf is laser-cut for precision and is configured by hand. The Artichoke is aptly suited to a…

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Design Lab 2007

In September we [wrote](http://www.nordicdesignblog.com/archives/1133) about Electrolux Design Lab 2007 competition finalists. Today one of their representatives contacted me and asked to pass further some additional information related to this competition: Tomorrow in Paris a panel of internationally renowned experts from the environmental, design, and technology communities, are speaking at the International Forum on Design and the Environment presented by Electrolux Design Lab 2007. Design Lab is an annual global design competition open to undergraduate and graduate industrial design students. This year they are invited to…

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Gefle Sweden Pergola 1975

Gefle Sweden Pergola 1975 Originally uploaded by kenneth together. Gefle Porcelain Factory The Porcelain Factory in Gävle was found in 1910/12-79. In first years was known as Gefle Dutch tile factory, later Forsells Dutch tile- and faience factory. Later advanced in producing of quality porcelain. Was bought in 1936 by Upsala-Ekeby-koncern. Arthur Percy was art leader 1923-59, factory’s big baiting time. Factory produced art- and design ceramics and tableware. 1927 introduced the black glaze that became a big success. Designer: Herbert Perje about 1911-­55, Eugen…

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