design icons

  • Design Icons: Eames Lounge

    Designed back in 1956 by the innovative genius of Ray and Charles Eames, the Eames Lounge is one of the few objects to deserve its own page in Wikipedia.
  • Design Icons: Artichoke

    The famous Artichoke lamp is not by mistake a modern design classic; beautiful, elegant, intelligent, performing, it has all the characteristics of the kind of design we at spotd love.
  • Design Icons: Taraxacum

    Designed 21 years ago by the greatest Achille Castigioni, we are safe to say the Taraxacum 88 lamp produced still today by Flos is one of the strongest design icons of modernity.
  • Design Icons: RAR

    Designed more than 60 years ago by two of the most iconic designers of the 20th Century, Charles and Ray Eames, the Rocking Armchair Rod base (RAR) is a stunning piece of timeless design.
  • Golden Table

    What strikes about the LTR table designed by the Eames is its remarkable minute scale; as a matter of fact all the contemporary beauty...
  • Classic Perfection

    Nearly 80 years old but its beauty is still fresh, the Citè armchair designed by Jean Prouve back in 1930 and produced by Vitra...

Design Shows


  • Interview: Eugeni Quitllet
    When we first saw his name close to that of Philippe Starck we googled, with no luck. There was no human trace of Eugeni Quitllet and we thought, for a brief moment, that he could be an invention, some sort of imaginary alter ego created by his famously provocative partner. But shortly after all this revealed to be a product of our unquiet imagination: he is for real, thank goodness.

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