Top 20 Modern Miniature Design Classics for the Modern Dolls House Part 2


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imports_HAC_tt-main_83607.jpg Top 20 Modern Miniature Design Classics for the Modern Dolls House Part 2
In the second of two features dedicated to bringing you the most desired modern items for a contemporary dolls house, we uncover the final 10 items to complete your dreams of modern splendour. ...
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  • ALBA CONSOLE

From the studio of the contemporary London based designers Pinch, the Alba Console is inspired by modern plasterwork, textured to break up the white-on-white design trend. The ELF Miniatures replica sideboard follows this trend. The doors are fixed and the unit is 15 cms long. Website: www.elfminiatures.co.uk

  • KANDINSKY PAINTING

Art lovers may have to make do with a print of this iconic Wassily Kandinsky painting called Squares with Concentric Circles, but miniaturists can get their own mini masterpiece from artist Kay A. Burton. Website: www.kayburton.co.uk

  • SMEG FRIDEGE

The SMEG fridge still musters envious 'oohs' and 'aahs' from all that see it. This 1/12th scale version comes in different colourways just like the original. Available from Delph Miniatures. Website: www.delphminiatures.co.uk

                 

  • MACKINTOSH LUG CHAIR

The work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh is easily identifiable by its parallel lines and simplicity. The Lug Chair is just one of the designs available to dolls house enthusiasts from Just Mackintosh. Website: www.justmackintosh.com

  • EILEEN GRAY SIDE TABLE

From a first glance, it is obvious that this table was designed by an architect! Designed by pioneer of the Modernist Movement Eileen Gray, this miniature version is available from Kim Selwood. Website: www.kimselwood.co.uk

                     

  • VOLTHER CORINA CHAIR AND FOOT STOOL

Immediately recognisable as the work of Poul M. Volther. This 1/12th scale replica comes from Japan and is available from ELF Miniatures.

  • LE CORBUSIER CHAISE LONGUE

One of the most famous items of modern furniture design from one of the 20th Century's most famous designers. This model comes from Japan, and is made of plastic rather than leather and chrome. Also available from ELF Miniatures.

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  • CONSOLE TABLE

Many designers have tackled the one-form console table. Its paired down simplicity wins it a place in any modern minimalist home. This statement piece comes from the Dolls House Emporium. Website: www.dollshouse.com

            

  • POTENZA CHAIR

High backed and one armed this modern masterpiece of furnishing comes in a dazzling array of colours and patterns. Leather or fabric, and if you want you can supply your own material for the upholster y to match your decor. Hand made by Arlette SHelton of Arlette's Miniatures. Website: www.arlettesminiatures.co.uk

  • SECTIONAL SOFA

A product of the noughties, the corner or sectional sofa is found in many homes. Available in black or white leather look fabric from Willowcat. Website: www.willowcat.com

               

This feature was first printed in Issue 201 of Dolls House and Miniature Scene. If you've enjoyed this feature, why not buy yourself a copy of the magazine. Or better still, why not take out a subscription so that you never miss an issue. You can also share this feature with your friends on Twitter and Facebook by clicking on the appropriate tabs at the top of the article.

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