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Our unbelievably knowledgeable curators and our refined fiduciary collectors open their 1930 Louis Vuitton coffers to show us a little insight into their personal collection of stunning, yet lesser known architecture and design gems of the 20th century, featuring designs from the US, Germany, Italy, Japan and Russia.
Unknown Classics of the 20th century
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Pier Luigi Nervi, Stadio Giovanni Berta, Firenze, 1932
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Chair model B407, Gebrüder Thonet, designed by Ferdinand Kramer, 1927
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Kuroda Tatsuaki, Sekishitsu laquer box, 1957
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Bisiluro da corsa, designed by Carlo Mollino for Enrico Nardi, Torino, 1955
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Wear-Ever Tea Kettle, Lurelle Guild, 1932
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Carlo Mollino, Theatre chairs for the RAI auditorium, Torino 1951
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Earl S. Tupper, Tumblers, 1954
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Tatra T-87, 1937, designed by Hans Ledwinka
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Teatro Regio, Carlo Mollino 1965
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Shabolovka Radio Tower, Vladimir Shukov, Moscow 1922
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Kikutake Kionori, Marine City, 1963
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Corning Glass, Frying pan, company design, 1942
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Peter Schlumbohm, Chemex Coffee maker, 1941
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Shabolovka Radio Tower, Vladimir Shukov, Moscow 1922
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M.A. Ilyin, Melnikov House, Moscow 1931
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Louis Kahn, Traffic study, project Philadelphia, 1952
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Kenzo Tange, Hiroshima Peace center, 1955
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Pietro Lingeri, Clubhouse at Lake Como, 1931
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Gino Levi Montalcini, Mostra Nazionale della Moda, Torino 1932
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Bruno Taut, glass pavillon, 1914
Smiljan Radic Clarke
Design Exhibition Design
Man Ray
Almannajuvet by Zumthor
Steilneset Memorial by Bourgeois and Zumthor
Yoy Tokyo
Tervhivatal
All Natural
Naoshima
Marco Zito, Venezia
Tower House
Uncomfortable
Secrets Of Productivity
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris
Vague Affinities
Simple Things
Deconstructed White House
Yoon Sol
CR 45
AquiliAlberg
Fine Dining by Neri&Hu
Lookbook : Scooters 1950
Pierre Paulin: Convivality
Orchid
Post Structure
Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
Synapse
Luis Longhi, Peru
Handmade - Hecho a mano
Egon Eiermann: designing a new Germany
Fiction
Newton
Balconies
Lamps: Alain Monnens
landscape dish
Lamps: Lucie Koldova
Maps
De Stijl by Takeshi Miyakawa
Ambition
Robot
Marcel
Roots by Giorgio Bonaguro
Elites
原田 圭: Truffles and Marshmallows
Takuro Kuwata
Czech glass
Venetian
Toolbox for imagination
Playboy Architecture
Origami
Vienna 1900
Roman Modzelewski by Vzor
Paul Rudolph
Twentysix Gasoline Stations
Film Noir
Ronin by Frederik Alexander Werner
Breeze
Toyota Design
Bourgie : Eigruob
Matsuso T by Jin Kuramoto
Haw-lin Services: Memphis
John Lautner
Barcelona At Night
Bruce Goff
Arik Levy & Desalto
Färg and Blanche: Nailed Succession
Not Drawings: Jin Il Park
MEDELLÍN Velodrome
SEED Awards
Device 6
Machinarium
Masako Hamaguchi
Parallax
Food Flags
TIMON VAN DER HIJDEN: Letterproeftuin
Félix Candela, Mexico
品物流形 PINWU
Walk The Plank Collective
Huang Qingjun 黄庆军
Amancio Williams
YASUTOSHI MIFUNE
Jonah Takagi
Maunsell Sea Forts
Costantino di Sambuy
Paris Exposition 1937
Paris Exposition 1925
DÉS-GRAVITÉ: Suzy Lelièvre
Shape
Quasi-objects: Lorenzo Oggiano
Frederick Kiesler
Hey, dar
Metropolis Parasopolis
Charles & Ray
Wieki Somers
Christopher Kane
Carta. Materia viva, vibrante, mutevole.
Dan Grayber: Self-installing mechanisms
Archigram
Mobile gastronomy
Neighbourhood Transport
Creative Watchlist 2014
What a year: The 2013 best of penccil
Wishlist: Christmas gifts for gentlemen with style
Cut & Fold: Joyeux Noël!
Hyvää Joulua! The art of Klaus Haapaniemi
Massimo Iosa Ghini - Bolidismo
Carlo Scarpa for Venini
Qubus
Book Box
Architectural Ride London
Terreform
PARIS! PARIS! PARIS!
Cut Out Architecture: Ottoman
Cut Out Architecture: Danish Townhouses
Cut Out Architecture: Fifties Station
Cut Out Architecture: France, early 1900s
Cut Out Architecture: Victoria Theatre
Cut Out Architecture: Tour Eiffel
Cut Out Architecture: Early 1900s Railway Station
Furniture Design: Fifties to early seventies
Creative Living: London
Ark Nova in Matshushima
Open 24 Hours - A Gallery of Neon Signs
Harley Earl: General Motors, tail fins and dream cars
Jean Prouvé
New Restaurant Design: Minimalism is out
New chairs
Cracks
Luca Nichetto: Hai
Urquiola for Rosenthal
Quite Smart furniture
The journey
Noritaka Tatehana & Yoichiro Kitadate
Jaime Hayon Mediterranean Digital Baroque
Mechanic Jewelry
Abarth
Japanese Metabolism 中銀カプセルタワ
This is Not Normal
Spatial
Box
sketching contemporary space
Form
19th century
Audio
Creative Cells
Dhows
Ceci
Emmanuelle Moureaux
Mendini
Milano
Water
Auto
Milk
Endor Project
Cleaning the Air
Arons and Gelauf
Rethinking Travelling
Design Zone Qatar
Architectural Models by Peter Zumthor
Structural studies