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House of Cards
Designer: Charles & Ray Eames
Date of Design: 1952

The Eames House of Cards features two decks of cards the picture set and the pattern deck. The imagery used is what the Eames’ called “good stuff”, chosen to celebrate “familiar and nostalgic objects from the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms.” The cards feature slots so the user can build a multitude of sculptures and structures.

Condition: In used vintage condition, shows some signs of wear
£75.00 + p.p.
Kaiser Table Lamp (model 6878)Designer: UnknownDate of Design: 1960sThis vintage adjustable dark grey Kaiser table lamp has a sheet metal shade and a chrome base. Kaiser lights have a strong following known for their modern, functional, and quality design.The lamp takes two screw-fit lightbulbs (E14), max 60W and is fitted with a UK plug. It is in full working order - although like all vintage electrics it is advised for you to carry out your own safety checks. In excellent condition although, shows a couple of light scratches on top and a scuff on the base. The full height of the lamp is approx. 25cm, shade 26cm x 17cm
£220.00 + p.p.
Finel Coffee Pot
Designer: Annti Nurmesniemi
Date of Design: 1957
This enamel coffee pot was designed in the late 50s by Finnish designer Antti Nurmesniemi for Arabia and made by Finel. His wife textile designer Vuokka Eskolin-Nurmesniemi was given the task of choosing the colour palette or red, yellow, brown, blue, dark blue and white. It is considered a classic piece of Scandinavian modern design.
£100.00 + p.p.
American Modern - Tea Cup & Saucer / Creamer
Designer: Russel Wright
Manufactured: 1939 - 1959
Wright is best known for his colorful American Modern, the most widely sold American ceramic dinnerware in history, manufactured between 1939 and 1959 by Steubenville Pottery in Steubenville, Ohio. With over 250 million pieces sold, American Modern™ is this country’s original entry in modern style of dinnerware. It was created by the influential American industrial designer and artist Russel Wright in 1937. Wright is credited with being the one most responsible for the American shift in taste toward modern design in the mid 20 th century, and American Modern™ was his most bold statement in that effort.
Teacup & Saucer £20.00 each + p.p.
Creamer: £28.00 + p.p.
American Modern - Vegetable Bowl in Dove Grey or Chartreuse Designer: Russel WrightManufactured: 1939 - 1959
Wright is best known for his colorful American Modern, the most widely sold American ceramic dinnerware in history, manufactured between 1939 and 1959 by Steubenville Pottery in Steubenville, Ohio. With over 250 million pieces sold, American Modern™ is this country’s original entry in modern style of dinnerware. It was created by the influential American industrial designer and artist Russel Wright in 1937. Wright is credited with being the one most responsible for the American shift in taste toward modern design in the mid 20 th century, and American Modern™ was his most bold statement in that effort.
£40.00 + pp
George Nelson On Design
George Nelson is a world renowned industrial designer. He was Director of Design for Herman Miller furniture company both Nelson, and his design studio, George Nelson Associates, Inc., designed much of the 20th century’s most iconic modernist furniture.This book aims to let you in on the “why’s” of his designs and also explores why design is so important in every aspect of our life. Nelson had amazing perception on the world around him and the direction it was heading. Please note that this is an ex library book in good condition but, does have the usual library markings and signs of use.
£30.00 + p.p.
Pollo VaseDesigner: Tapio Wirkkala Date of Design: 1970Made for Rosenthal’s Studio Line, this beautiful asymmetrical white porcelain vase features a rounded base and eleven concentric rings of tiny raised dots.  Designed by renowned Finnish designer and sculptor Tapio Wirkkala in 1970, this iconic mid-century modern piece was dubbed the Pollo vase. Comes with orginal box. In good vintage condition. Length: 12.7cm Height: 8.9cm
£80.00 + p.p.
Pessimist
Designer: Hans Bolling
Year: 1960s
This is the Pessimist  “the glass half-empty” character by Hans Bolling. Hans created two figures were inspired by Hans Bolling’s colleagues who were like night and day. True yin and yang.
Hand made in teakwood.
Height 13 cm (5.1”)
Please note that one of the feet has been cracked and repaired which is noticeable on careful examination. 
£18.00 + p.p.
Persuasive Percussion Volume 3
Cover Art: Josef AlbersPersuasive Percussion is an LP performed by Terry Snyder and the All Stars released by Command Records (Enoch Light) in 1959. The cover artwork is designed by Josef Albers and showcases his minimalistic style. The packaging also includes the first use of the gatefold cover - which upon being unfolded lists additional information about each selection. The liner notes state the album may be used to test audio equipment due to the stereo placement of sounds independently in either the left or right channel which was extremely innovative for the time. There are four volumes in the series.In August, 1960, “Persuasive Percussion” was No. 1 on The Billboard’sv b Stereo Action Album chartIn good vintage condition. Does show signs of wear.
£12.00 +p.p.
HD Schrader Prints
Geometrische Komposition
Designer: HD Schrader
Date of Design: 1980s

original signed and numbered colour lithograph in mint condition
H.D. Schrader B: 1945 German
has had 37 solo shows, 68 group shows and works with drawings, paintings, installations, objects, sculpture, animations with a focus on shapes and environment.
 size: 3.9 x 3.9 on 5.9 x 5.7 inches
£25.00 each + p.p.
Braun SK5 Record Player
Royal Copenhagen Bird Whistles
A pair of vintage 1960’s Royal Copenhagen Fajance Art Pottery Bird Whistles.Designed by renowned Danish designer Inge Lise Koefoed. Both whistles make a beautiful sound. 
£40.00 each + p.p.
Munich 1972 
Designer: Josef Albers
Printed between 1970 - 1971

Original 1972 Munich (Germany) Olympics Art poster. For the first time artists were called on to design a limited number of designs (in addition to the sports themed designs) a tradition that is still continues today.
Excellent condition. Printed in Germany - Olympische Spiele Munchen 1972
The poster dimensions: W25 x H40in
£150.00 + p.p.
New York Subway Map 
Designer: Massimo Vignelli
Date of Design: 1972

On 9th August 1972 the Massimo Vignelli New York subway map was released to the public. It was an abstract interpretation which was met with controversy as it was not geographically correct - the map was produced until 1979when it was replaced by a more conventional style. Vignelli’s version is considered a design icon for its simplicity, and beauty. It is held in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection.



The total dimensions unfolded is: 18 x 24in
£200.00 + p.p.