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Names to know: The top modernist furniture designers for cutting-edge yachts

Names to know: The top modernist furniture designers for cutting-edge yachts

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Prolonged shelf life: Maarten Baas

Dutch designer Maarten Baas thumbed his nose at modernist formality, launching his celebrated postmodern furniture assemblages titled “Hey, Chair, Be a Bookshelf” with a series of puns: A chair became a bookshelf, a lampshade became a vase, a violin became a coat rack, using parts salvaged from rubbish containers. Baas then strengthened these forlorn castoffs with polyurethane for lasting value.

Price on request, maartenbaas.com

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