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Colonial natural color, with wooden feet

by Thomas Wagner

Colonial natural color, with wooden feet
"Immediately looks better" claims a slogan in a brochure brought out by a furniture discount store. While we are busy studying the new design items from Milan, the everyday madness of interiors continues unabated in the mega- and XXXL stores. A glance at the mailings to the world where the furniture then stands.

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A chair of distinction

by Markus Frenzl

A chair of distinction
Plastic Chairs for all! How one 1950s chair design became an expression of the desire for individuality that shapes our times.

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Another ship will come

by Thomas Wagner

Another ship will come
Cruises are big business. Ever more tourists are using the floating islands of comfort to observe like a photograph foreign shores from a safe distance while enjoying round-the-clock service. Notes on the "cruise system".