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Shops We Love: Twentytwentyone

By Dwell @dwell
This London institution for furniture and modern design travels from vintage to modern in 10 striking pieces. Here, twentytwentyone co-founder Simon Alderson talks us through the wares. Slideshow Photo

Hiroshima Armchair: Designed by Naoto Fukasawa, manufactured by Maruni

“It’s really a chair that you have to see and sit in," says co-founder Simon Alderson. "It’s beautifully detailed and destined to become a classic, since it’s rare to find craftsmanship with such quality and detailing. Maruni, a big Japanese furniture maker, has really only focused on this kind of contemporary piece over the last four or five years.”

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Founders: Simon Alderson and Tony Cunningham

Opening Date: 1996

Addresses: The main store is at 274/275 Upper Street, in Islington, London, while the showroom and offices are at 18C River Street, in the business district.

Phone: +44 (0) 207 288 1996


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