postmodern furniture, postmodern design, cabinet, GaryMorga

Sils Maria

Sils Maria   About Postmodern furniture design . . . Structural components, actually everything, was chosen for their symbolic values and use language as outlined in the structural linguistics of Ferdinand du Saussure as a model. They refer to the teachings at the Bauhaus in … Continue reading

Postmodern Design

Postmodern Design, a methodology. The Symbolic Significance of Colour Line & Form, written and illustrated by Gary Morga with photos by kind permission of Memphis Milano. Postmodernism;  Form Follows Culture. A step by step practical guide through a methodology that synthesises … Continue reading
postmodern furniture, postmodern design, cabinet, GaryMorga

Laissez-faire

Laissez-faire Cabinet with three cupboards and three drawers. About Postmodern Design, the 3 types of sign . . .  Elements were chosen for their symbolic values and use language as a model. The three linguistic signs, symbol, index and icon are employed in and … Continue reading

Memphis Milano

MEMPHIS MILANO NASTRO 1988 Nastro is one of six designs for lights Barbara Radice invited me to develop for Memphis Milano, 1987 . . .  The design was conceived during a boozey sessions at my flat in London. I originally called the design "Lights Circa … Continue reading
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Spain, Modular Seating

Spain, furniture design   Spain Acrylic paint, 22ct gold leaf and mirror on canvas, 1993, 150cm x 90cm. About Spain and about Spanishness . . . Colours, forms and materials, oak which references Guernica, are chosen for their symbolic values and invest the article with … Continue reading