Saturday, August 6, 2016

"EU regulations which came into force this week . . . extend the copyright on furniture from 25 years to 70 years after the death of a designer"

Mid-century design classics, such as Charles Eames chairs, Eileen Gray tables and Arco lamps are set to rocket in price


With an estimated 54 factories in China making Eames furniture alone, he predicts the closure of websites producing bargain basement, mass-produced copies of furniture, “as after all, this was their business model”.