Stelton was founded in 1960 and the foundations for future success were laid in 1964 when Peter Holmblad, Stelton’s managing director of that time, established a cooperation with the leading Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen. The result, the now famous Cylinda-Line tableware range, was launched in 1967.
The fact that the Dutch word ‘lef ’
is derived from the Hebrew word for heart and their studio
is located in the heart of amsterdam was not the only reason why brothers Arno and Dennis
Ruijzenaars and designer Erwin Termaat named their brand LEFF amsterdam.
More important to them was that the Dutch meaning of this word stands for doing something
that others don’t dare to do, like pushing boundaries and going against the grain. Because who
in the world would start making clocks these days, while time is all around us?Arno: “Well, we would. Because we think clocks are amazing products; they are technical
instruments and can be art pieces at the same time. But most of all, because nobody really
needs a clock. This challenges us even more to create something beautiful that everyone wants
Ondarreta is a family business that has been working in the field of design and manufacture of tables, chairs and stools for both the home and contract since it was founded in 1977.
Garden Glory was born when we moved into our very first house on the Onsala peninsula on the Swedish west coast. To see the house was to love it.