Iconic Design: Our Pick Of The Heals 100
Showcasing one hundred design icons past and present, The Heals 100 is a fascinating and informative edit of pieces sold at Heals throughout the past century. Curated by Magnus Englund, founder and director of Skandium, each of the thoughtfully selected pieces carry their own unique story and with it a significant role in shaping contemporary design in Britain. Read as the Warehouse Home team share 7 of our favourite pieces featuring in this celebration of design.
1. Original 1227 Brass Desk Lamp by Anglepoise
An icon of British design, the recognisable silhouette of the Anglepoise Original 1227 desk lamp was first introduced in 1934.
Original 1227 Brass Desk Lamp in Deep Slate or Dusty Blue, £250, Heals
2. Series 7 Chair by Arne Jacobson for Fritz Hansen
Ubiquitous and enduring in design, the best-selling Fritz Hansen Series 7 Chair by Arne Jacobsen is a truly timeless piece.
Series 7 Chair in Walnut, £503, Heals
3. Wallis 3 Seater Sofa by Russell Pinch for Heals
A modern design reminiscent of classic forms, the Wallis Sofa was born of an exciting collaboration between Heals and acclaimed British designer, Russell Pinch.
Wallis 3 Seater Sofa, from £1,899, Heals
4. Melt Pendant Light by Tom Dixon
Melt Pendant Light in Gold, from £420, Heals
5. Oak and Hazel Sideboard by Sebastian Cox for Heals
Award-winning designer-maker Sebastian Cox places the utmost importance on developing pieces that use locally sourced hardwood and age-old techniques, while also incorporating a contemporary aesthetic.
Oak and Hazel Sideboard, £1,499, Heals
6. Isokon Penguin Donkey MK1 by Egon Riss
First designed as a gift for the creator of Penguin Books, iconic plywood designs, such as the Isokon Penguin Donkey, have been in production for over 70 years.
Isokon Penguin Donkey MK1, Price upon request, Heals
7. Eames DAR Armchair by Vitra
A true icon, the DAR Chair by Charles and Ray Eames for Vitra represents the playful functionality of mid-century American design.
Eames DAR Armchair, £319, Heals
To experience the collection in full, we suggest a visit to the Heals building on Tottenham Court Road (8th May – 11th June).
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