Proust Armchair by Mendini: curious facts about a design icon

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PROUST ARMCHAIR BY MENDINI: CURIOUS FACTS ABOUT A DESIGN ICON

The Proust Armchair by Alessandro Mendini is a design icon.
A piece of furniture everyone knows, that many people have seen at least once in their lifetime but only few people, design lovers or experts know when and by whom it was created.

The Proust Armchair entered the houses of those who love provocations and eccentric inventions, but especially is part of the collective consciousness.
When was it created? Is it still in production? And why it is called Proust?
In this post I’ll answer all these questions and maybe I’ll arouse some more curious facts, especially about who made it.

The Proust Armchair by Mendini

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How to decorate your home in Baroque style: the unmissable objects

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HOW TO DECORATE YOUR HOME IN BAROQUE STYLE: THE UNMISSABLE OBJECTS

How to decorate your home in Baroque style with few elements which will make your home sophisticated and elegant? How can you obtain an elegant but not excessive style?
After the post How to decorate your home in Art Nouveau style, here are my tips for those who love refined furniture and a style that resembles the Palace of Versailles.

How to decorate your home in Baroque style

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How can an Art Fair help you understand and appreciate Art

HOW CAN AN ART FAIR HELP YOU UNDERSTAND AND APPRECIATE ART

Learning and appreciating art is very important because it provides a richer understanding of life and history. Art provides an identity to various communities, tribes, or cultures throughout the world.

If you’re not an artist, there are many ways to learn about the arts. A few examples include taking an art project, attending a painting class, visiting a museum, and visiting an art fair. Also, the arts reflect beliefs and cultural values.
In this post, you’ll learn how art fairs can help you better understand and appreciate art.

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7 wonders of the modern world: what they are and where they are located

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THE 7 WONDERS OF THE MODERN WORLD: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHERE THEY ARE LOCATED

What are the 7 wonders of the modern world we can admire today?
After writing the post about the 7 wonders of the ancient world: what they are and where they are  I began wondering if, even after those ancient and amazing constructions, men have been able to build buildings as majestic as they were.

I found out that someone, before me, asked himself the same question because in 2000 an online survey was conducted in order to establish what the 7 wonders of the modern age are.

What the 7 wonders of the modern world are

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