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25 of the Most Important Chair Designs of All Time

25 of the Most Important Chair Designs of All Time

Some innovations are heralded as turning points for civilization. The wheel propelled us great distances, the combustion engine transformed lives, and the television transported us to imagined lands. The chair doesn’t tend to receive quite the same status, despite literally lifting humans off the ground. But what started as something purely utilitarian has morphed into…

Timeless Perfumes and Collectible Vintage Scents

Timeless Perfumes and Collectible Vintage Scents

Hundreds of new perfumes are launched every year; it’s easy to become a little overwhelmed when trying to select a new scent. Are you floral or woody? Where do you stand on a strong oudh? The wealth of choice can make you dizzy. Perhaps this is why the perfumes we’ve come to know as timeless…

Simplicity and Modernity: The Charles and Ray Eames Design Philosophy

Simplicity and Modernity: The Charles and Ray Eames Design Philosophy

Steeped in practicality, yet brimming with Midcentury cool and bursting with technological advancements, the designs of Charles and Ray Eames were as thrilling to their post-war audiences as they are timeless today. Underpinning it all was a design philosophy with an elegantly simple and enduringly modern approach that furthered technology and created a legacy that…

Jewelry House Histories: Bulgari

Jewelry House Histories: Bulgari

Bulgari – or Bvlgari – is synonymous with the glamour and decadence of Rome, with fans including Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn.

Jewelry House Histories: Tiffany

Jewelry House Histories: Tiffany

Tiffany vintage jewelry lovers, 2022 will mark 185 years since 25-year-old Charles Lewis Tiffany and a school friend embarked on a business venture that would change the face of the jewelry market - and American retail - forever.