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Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born in Aachen. After his training as an architect, he worked as a draftsman of stucco ornaments at an Aachen architect office. In 1905 he went to Berlin, where he worked with Bruno Paul. In 1907 he designed his first building. From 1908 to 1911 he was a member of Peter Behrens. In 1919 he joined the revolutionary November Group and led the architecture section. In 1926, he became vice president of “Deutscher Werkbund” and he was responsible for the Weißenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart in 1927. In 1929 he designed the German Pavilion for the International Exhibition of Barcelona and 1929/30 the Tugendhat House* in Brno. In 1931 he participated in the Berlin Building Exhibition and signed a contract with Thonet Mundus, which he transferred to the exclusive rights to market 15 of his chair designs. In 1930, he was (last) director of the Bauhaus. In 1938 he emigrated to the United States and became a professor at the Armour Institute (now Illinois in Institute of Technology) in Chicago.

Barcelona chair The frame of the Barcelona chair by Mies van der Rohe, is made of highly polished chrome flat spring steel. The resting of individual leather squares upholstery is produced with a rigid foam core. Dimensions: 75cm x 75cm x 75cm (width x depth x height) Leather: Fine textured semi-aniline* leather Ø 1.5 - 1.8mm from 1290.00 EUR

Charles Eames

Charles Eames was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and studied at the Washington University architecture. In 1936 he received a grant from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, where he later taught. His colleagues there included Harry Bertoia, Eero Saarinen and Ray Kaiser, whom he married in 1941. During the 2nd World War II he manufactures and his wife for the US Navy arm and leg splints and stretchers of plywood. For this project they developed a new method to deform of laminated plywood in three dimensions. In 1940 Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen won competitions organized by the „Museum of Modern Art“ competition „Organic Design in Home Furnishings“. In 1946 the „Museum of Modern Art,“ gave him the first solo show (New Furniture by Charles Eames). Charles and Ray Eames worked closely with the manufacturer Herman Miller, with whom they developed a very progressive, rational furniture design. Later they turned to the film, photography and exhibition design. Her clients included the US government and the IBM Corporation.

Lounge Chair The artist and Bauhaus designers Charles Eames designed the Lounge Chair in the 1950s. The chair is made of veneered with rosewood, curved plywood shells. The base frame rotatably on a aluminum foot cast with polished edges. The seat cushions and armrests are made of semi-aniline* leather. Dimensions: 80 cm x 60 cm x 80 cm (width x depth x height) from 1679.00 EUR

Charles R. Mackintosh Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born in Glasgow. In 1884, he joined as an intern in the office of the Glasgow architect John Hutchinson and 1889 employees in the architectural firm of Honeyman & Keppie. In 1896 he began to design furniture and, together with HJ for the Guthrie & Wells MacNair and Frances and Margaret Macdonald issue as „The Four“ work. In 1897 he won the competition to design a new art school in Glasgow. In the same year he was commissioned with the interior of Miss Cranston‘s Tea Rooms, Buchanan Street and the furniture design for their Tea Rooms in Glasgow Argyle Street. In 1900 he married Margaret Macdonald and took part in the exhibition of the Vienna Secession. In 1903 W. W. commissioned him the publisher Blackie building his Hill House in Helensburgh. In 1904 he created for Miss Cranston the Tea Rooms in Willow Street. To his last major work, the library of the Glasgow School of Art (1909), little attention was paid. In 1916 he settled in London, before moving to France in 1923, where he devoted himself until his death in 1928, to painting.

Hill House one chair The Hill House chair in his Asian-inspired design of the Bauhaus designer Macintosh is probably the most famous piece of furniture this designer. Among other pieces of furniture he designed him 1902/3 for the publisher W.W. Blackie seat upholstery and painted black. Size: 41cm x 141cm x 38cm (w x d x h), Seat height: 44cm from 449.00 EUR

Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray was born in Ireland. She came from a wealthy family of artists and began her studies in 1898 at the Slade School of Fine Arts. In 1902, she went to France and studied painting at the Académie Colarossi and Académie Julian in Paris. Later, she was informed by the Japanese Sougawara in Japanese lacquer art. During World War II she stayed almost continuously in London and returned in 1918 to Paris. Until 1919 she worked as a freelance furniture designer and as an interior designer. In 1922, she opened the Jean Désert gallery as a showcase for her own work. In the same year she came in contact with the De Stijl movement. J.J.P. Oud and Walter Gropius published an enthusiastic review of her „Monte Carlo“ rooms, one bedroom / boudoir, which she exhibited at the Salon des Artistes D‘corateurs of 1923. From 1926 she worked exclusively as an interior designer and presented some of their projects in Le Corbusier‘s Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux at the Paris World‘s Fair of 1937.

Bibendum Chair The Bibendum Chair is a design classic by Eileen Gray. The frame is made of high quality chromed steel tube. The padding is encased in an inherently stable foam core and additionally with dacron. The circular reference of the chair is made of individual leather squares. Dimensions: 91cm x 84cm x 74cm (width x depth x height) Leather: Fine textured semi-aniline* leather Ø 1.5 - 1.8mm from 1490.00 EUR

Gerrit Rietveld Gerrit Rietveld was born in Utrecht, as the son of a cabinetmaker. At age eleven, he began working in his father‘s workshop. In 1911, he opened his own business and attended courses in draftsmanship from PJC Klaarhamer. From 1917 to 1918 he designed the Red Blue Chair, and was in 1919 one of the first members of the De Stijl movement. This famous chair design was first published in the magazine „De Stijl“ and included in the Bauhaus Exhibition of 1923. To Rietveld‘s most important architectural orders, belonged the Schröder House (1924). In 1927, he made experimental furniture designs made of particle board and plywood, were realized by Metz & Co, Amsterdam. During the Depression, he designed furniture crate elements to meet the demand for low-price products. In 1942, he designed a chair made of pressed aluminum sheet, and in 1957 he created a series of chairs made of bent metal tube. With his last draft, the Steltman chair from 1963, he returned to solid wood elements and geometric formalism.

Zig-Zag chair This modern chair after a design of the Bauhaus architect and painter Gerrit Rietveld, is made of natural wood. It‘s a screwed and glued ash solid wood construction. Of course, the naming of the chair appears each obvious. Dimensions: 37cm x 43cm x 75cm (width x depth x height) from 449.00 EUR

Harry Bertoia Harry Bertoia was born in Udine, Italy. In 1930 he moved with his family to the United States. In 1936 he completed his studies at Cass Technical High School in Detroit with the final exam, from 1937 to 1939, he was awarded a grant from the Cranbrook Academy of Arts. He then taught there a club for the Cranbrook metalwork, which he headed from 1939 to 1943. Later he worked with Charles and Ray Eames at the Evans Products Company, where he developed technologies for the deformation of glue laminated plywood. After the war he worked briefly at the Plyformed Products Company of Chales and Ray Eames in Venice, California. The innovative wire chairs he designed in 1951 for Knoll International were such a great financial success that he presented the royalties to life and he was able to devote himself exclusively to sculpture.

Wire Chair Diamond The artist and Bauhaus designer Harry Bertoia designed the Diamond Chair as a round chair in the 1950s. The frame of the chair is chrome plated steel wire and individually welded at the crossings. The seat cushion in different leather colors. Dimensions: 72cm x 57cm x 78cm (W x D x H) Leather: Fine textured semi-aniline* leather Ă˜ 1.5 - 1.8mm from 549.00 EUR

Josef Hoffmann Josef Hoffmann was born in 1870 in Pirnitz. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna under Karl von Hasenauer and Otto Wagner. His simple cubic style he had probably received first suggestions in Southern Italy, he was honored for completing his architectural studies at the Prix de Rome and the Academy for a year lived in Italy. Here, the cubic houses had impressed him with their flat roofs and smooth facades.

Cube classic armchair The basic frame of the as designed by Josef Hoffmann Kubus armchair is made of solid beech wood. The leather cover with a dimensionally stable padding is shaped with an innovative sewing technology into squares. Dimensions: 93cm x 77cm x 72cm (W x D x H) Leather: Fine textured semi-aniline* leather Ă˜ 1.5 - 1.8mm from 1999.00 EUR

Le Corbusier Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris (Le Corbusier), was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, where he studied furniture design. In 1908 he worked in Paris in Auguste Perret‘s architectural office. 1910 and 1911 he lived in Germany and here he came in touch with the ideas of leading designers: He met Wolf Dohrn, the well know director of the Dresden workshop, Hermann Muthesius and Peter Behrens, in whose office he worked for a short time. From 1912 - 1914 he taught architecture at the School of Fine Arts La-Chauxde-fonds. Back in Paris, he developed together with the painter Amédée Ozenfant post-cubist art direction of purism. 1923, Le Corbusier‘s book -Verse une nouvelle Architecture-, in which he set out his ideas of modern buildings, was published. For the Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts D‘coratifs 1925 Le Corbusier designed the pavilion L‘Esprit Nouveao, and at the Paris Autumn Salon of 1929 he exhibited his furniture designs. Then the Thonet Company took over production of his designs. Le Corbusier was a member of the Congrès Internationaux d‘Architecture Moderne and was regarded as one of the leading architects of his time.

Armchair LC2 The LC2 chair frame of Bauhaus designer Le Corbusier is made of chromed steel tube. Leather-covered, loose seat cushion and a dimensionally stable foam core with dacron top guarantee a comfortable, pleasant seating experience. The matching fixing wedge increases seating comfort. Dimensions: 76cm x 70cm x 70cm (W x D x H) from 989.00 EUR

therefore, did not come to us from the shop in question. After we had heard from fellow students of high quality replicas producers from Italy, we decided to learn more about it. So we found producers in Italy that were similar to the Bauhaus furniture with their own furniture already. Producing high quality steel tube furniture in high quality with convenient function not only requires high technical skills, but also an understanding in industrial production for larger quantities. So we decided to cooperate successfully, continuing up to the present time.

Why we sell Bauhaus furniture? Our story begins in the 80s when we discovered our love for the Bauhaus furniture. After studying architecture in which the passion for furniture from the Bauhaus era grew steadily, for the first time, it was decided to settle down with furniture from the Bauhaus era. Since we, especially the designs by Le Corbusier pledged, our choice was the LC2 series. Unfortunately, however, exceed the price of the furniture that was designed under the aspect of good design in combination with low production costs for a wide consumer base, our budget by far. The licensed establishments in Germany for many replica furnishings that were designed under the aspects of Bauhaus architecture,

After we were represented for many years in southern Germany and Italy with a local business and showroom, we decided in 2010, when the sale on our online store more and more expanded to relocate to the UK, since better conditions were offered for Internet commerce. We‘re also here quite as far, the collections and design classics of the Bauhaus era of Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Eileen Gray, Marcel Breuer, Mart Stam, Charles & Ray Eames, Ch. Rennie Mackintosh, Gerrit Th. Rietveld and many others, from 100% Italian production offer. All our furniture is made by hand after the original drafts of the above designers and masters of the Bauhaus era in Italy. Care is taken not only high quality craftsmanship, but also in the selection of the processed materials such as leather, glass, wood and stainless, chrome steel, is adhered to strict quality standards and checked by us during regular visits in production. This is done not only to guarantee the best prices and quality, but also to securing for many years at delivery and customer service

acquired confidence. Should it however this will be a complaint dealt with promptly and easily with us. We make our furniture like to contribute to your comfort - with a claim to timeless designs, at affordable prices. Soon we will rely not only on design classics from the visionary of the Bauhaus period 1919-1933. In the future, we will always add modern furniture, which promise an aesthetic and authentic design in our sense, and are consistent modern furniture philosophy, incorporating into our sales program. The Bauhaus, founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius, this certainly affect our sales program! Finally, it is, inter alia, one of the most important German intellectual movements that would connect all areas of the arts in ideal unity and thus has influenced us in our philosophy. A „vision of the new dwelling“ must take place not only in private home but is nowadays quite to think in a commercial environment. This is often resorted to timeless practical chairs as the chair Ceska (Cesca) by Marcel Breuer, the rugged cantilever chair by Mart Stam or the so-called stacking chair by Arne Jacobsen. Many institutions of public life, medical offices, television productions, hotels, psychotherapeutic practices, notary and law firms with conference facilities have already been equipped by us satisfying. We hope that we can help you to make your choice for a piece of design furniture with our offers to create a practical, functional and aesthetic home with furniture at an affordable price. For this, we also offer a number of special packages. If you want to implement your

own ideas, so please ask us for special prices for larger orders. Do you have any questions? Please don‘t hesitate to contact us by e-mail or call us during office hours. With best regards Your Timelessclassics team

Marcel Breuer Marcel Breuer was born in Hungary and worked briefly in a Viennese archtektur office before he studied at the Bauhaus in Weimar from 1920 to 1924. After his final examination, he became head of the furniture workshop. He held that position when the Bauhaus moved to Dessau in 1925. In 1928 he went to Berlin and opened his own architectural studio. In 1935 he left Germany and settled first in London, where he, together with the architect FRS Yorke founded an architectural firm and later as head of the design department worked at Isokon. In 1937 he immigrated to the United States and became a professor at the School of Design at Harvard University, a position he held until 1946. Together with Walter Gropius in 1937 he opened an architectural firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where both were active until 1941. In 1946 he founded his own company in New York, Marcel Breuer & Associates, which he headed until his retirement in 1976.

Laccio Table Set These two tables of the Bauhaus designer Marcel Breuer are from his series Laccio set. They consist of a chromed steel frame and laminated wood panels. Large table dimensions: 135cm x 48cm x 35cm (w x d x h) Small table dimensions: 55cm x 48cm x 45 cm (w x d x h) from 199.00 EUR

Mart Stam Mart Stam was born in Purmerend. After his artistic training at the School of Drawing Rijksnormaalschool voor Tekenonderwijs in Amsterdam (1917 - 19) he worked until 1922 as a draftsman in an architectural office in Rotterdam and then went to Berlin. In 1923 he attended the Bauhaus exhibition. In 1925 he went via Paris back to Amsterdam and designed his first cantilevered chair a year later. His chair designs were shown at the 1928 Stuttgart exhibition „The chair“. In 1927, he was next to Gerrit Rietveld and Hendrik Petrus Berlage, founding member of the Congrès Internationaux d`Architekture modernity. From 1931 to 1932 he worked in the Soviet Union as a city planner. From 1948 to 1952 he taught architecture and design in Dresden and Berlin. In 1966 he retired from professional life and settled in Switzerland.

Cantilever Chair The most famous cantilever chair in the world is by Mart Stam. With highly processed, saddle leather and high-quality (chrome*) tubular steel frame of this chair Bauhaus became world famous as a designer furniture. Dimensions: 60cm x 56cm x 82cm (width x depth x height) Seat height: 45cm, arm: 60cm from 219.00 EUR Minimum order qty: 2 items

Philippe Starck Philippe Starck is a legend. An extraordinary mix of a popstar, crazy inventor and romantic philosopher. His work is everywhere: from the chic New York hotels to the catalog, from the private rooms of a French President to the biggest waste removal center, hundreds of thousands of chairs and lamps in bars and apartments all over the world to toward the toothbrush in the bathroom. Taken together, a pulsating magma of signs and symbols, a plastic menagerie, which collide object and meaning.

Costes chair The Costes chair is a design classic by Phillipe Stark. The chair, as in the original, made​​ of modern curved plywood in real wood finish. The chair frame is made ​​of black anodized steel pipe. The upholstered in durable leather seating surface has a comfortable upholstered polyurethane foam core. Dimensions: 53cm x 48cm x 80cm (width x depth x height) from 390.00 EUR

Designer Möbel Classic Here we have gathered Bauhaus Designer of which we have not created any own classic designer group. We currently offer these few items in our shop for modern classic Bauhaus furniture. Among them are such great artists as Isamu Noguchi with his Coffee Table. The WG24 lamp also simply known as “The Bauhaus lamp” by Wilhelm Wagenfeld is e.g. the design classic per se. Bauhaus designer Arne Jacobsen also with his model of the “ant-chair” stackable Bauhaus chair 3107. George Nelson designed a bank, the “Nelson Bench” mentioned that finds its use as a coffee table or shelf in the Bauhaus style. It’s made of natural-colored ash and solid wood strips.

Classic Bauhaus Lamp A Bauhaus Classic Table Lamp by Wilhelm Wagenfeld Lamp WG24 is with a lampshade made of opal glass. It is available with a glass foot or chromed metal base. Dimensions: Ø 18cm - Height 36cm from 249.00 EUR

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We deliver high-quality reproductions of famous Bauhaus design furniture not only from Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Charles Eames and E...

Bauhaus furniture design by Timeless classics  

We deliver high-quality reproductions of famous Bauhaus design furniture not only from Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Charles Eames and E...