On this the night of Halloween when the ghosts and ghouls abound and our quiet suburban streets echo to the sounds of “Trick or Treat”…
One chair should take their pride of place at the head of the All Hallows Day feast – Philippe Starck’s iconic Ghost chair.
The legendary Danish designer and architect Arne Jacobsen is famous for some truly inspiring design classics. He is seen as one of the pioneers of “modern functionalism” and for developing the “Danish Modern style” (part of the mid-20th century Danish design movement) along with other pioneers like Finn Juhl.
He was really passionate about the idea that great design & architecture was all about integration. He has many firsts to his name but the creation of the Radisson SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen stands as the first true Designer Hotel. From his work on the project, not only do we get the iconic architecture but some true design classics, not least the Swan & Egg chairs. Continue reading