Conran Cone Chair. Designed by Terence Conran. 1953.

I don’t really want to part with this chair. I’ll never find another. I love wicker, basket weave, cane, rattan, papercord (of course!). Great inside and out. (Not papercord!) This must be one of Conran’s earliest designs. Simple form, cheap to produce – especially in this post-war period, when materials were still scarce. It featured

Room for any more?…………….More, for any room.

A couple of new additions to my website – What, you haven’t been yet? – Have a word with yourself! – (www.c20home.co.uk). – Gorgeous ‘ New York’ salad servers, designed by Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen in 1963. And, Dansk Flamestone fluted coffee set. Designed by Jens Quistgaard in 1958. Lovely set.

www.c20home.co.uk……….open for business.

Fanfare, cutting of ribbons, fireworks! Ok, I just clicked ‘Publish’ but……… I’m delighted to announce that my online shop is………. officially…………open. Please have a look at http://www.c20home.co.uk . Many thanks. I’ll be adding stock over the coming days and weeks, so please look back regularly.  Here’s a taster from the ‘Furniture’ photoshoot   

IM-BRO-GLIO : n. , pl. im-bro-glios 1. An entanglement. 2. A confused heap, a tangle.

Confused?                                    No more.                                        Long before Philippe Starck became the darling of the design conscious, fellow Frenchman, Jean Pierre Vitrac

These are a few of my favourite things…….

Well, really an introduction to a random selection of small pieces from around my house. Some will reappear later in blogs on individual Designers or styles, or as items for sale No.1 – Dansk teak  ice buckets / wine coolers.                   I love Dansk. These ice buckets

I’m new here….will you show me around?

Hello and welcome. Well it started  30 odd years ago with a few Jacobsen series 7 chairs that my (now) wife bought me from a junk shop in Edinburgh, and it’s never quite gone away. In truth, it started much, much earlier… I’m David Walker and this blog is to share my love for all