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  • Carl Hansen & Son Spring Sale - 15% off until March 19th

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    Chase away the Polar Vortex with authentic Danish designs from Carl Hansen - 15% off until March 19th . If you are in Victoria, BC, enjoying our amazing spring weather, stop by the Gabriel Ross Showroom and check out Carl Hansen furnishings in situ. Always inspirational!

    The CH24 Wishbone Chair, designed by Hans J. Wegner, 1950, is perhaps Wegner's most celebrated work. A light, attractive and comfortable dining chair with the characteristic Y-shaped back. Available in 3 seat options and 3 wood options. The CH24 Wishbone Chair, designed by Hans J. Wegner, 1950, is perhaps Wegner's most celebrated work. A light, attractive and comfortable dining chair with the characteristic Y-shaped back. Available in 3 seat options and 3 wood options.

     

    Passionate craftsmanship means many things to different people. To Carl Hansen it means everything. It has been so since 1908 when Carl Hansen founded his company on a strong belief: outstanding craftsmanship and rational serial production could go hand-in-hand to provide customers with high-quality furniture at a reasonable price.

    The Heritage Chair, designed in 1930, has warm and elegant lines that bear testimony to Frits Henningsen's constant pursuit of perfection. With a love for natural materials, he created a chair that is inviting and evokes tranquility, fulfilling the eternal human quest for breathing space in a hectic daily life. The Heritage Chair, designed in 1930, has warm and elegant lines that bear testimony to Frits Henningsen's constant pursuit of perfection. With a love for natural materials, he created a chair that is inviting and evokes tranquility, fulfilling the eternal human quest for breathing space in a hectic daily life.

     

    The CH07 Chair or the Shell Chair was designed in 1963 by Hans J. Wegner and is three-legged and beautiful; it's a chair you'll have for the rest of your life. There are 4 wood options and many amazing colour options. The CH07 Chair or the Shell Chair was designed in 1963 by Hans J. Wegner and is three-legged and beautiful; it's a chair you'll have for the rest of your life. There are 4 wood options and many amazing colour options.

     

    The Carl Hansen OW603 Sofa, designed by Ole Wanscher, is a Danish design classic redolent of both English and Oriental furniture. The sofas are handmade over a frame of beech and have upholstered, reversible cushions. Upholstered in fabric or leather and available as 2 or 3 seater. The Carl Hansen OW603 Sofa, designed by Ole Wanscher, is a Danish design classic redolent of both English and Oriental furniture. The sofas are handmade over a frame of beech and have upholstered, reversible cushions. Upholstered in fabric or leather and available as 2 or 3 seater.

     

    Hans J. Wegner is widely considered to be one of the leading figures in 20th century furniture design and a driving force in the “Danish Modern” movement that changed the way people looked at furniture in the 1950s and 60s.

    To mark the 100th anniversary of Hans J. Wegner's birth in 2014, Carl Hansen & Søn launched Wegner's CH88 chair, ­ a 1955 design that has, to date, existed only as a prototype. To mark the 100th anniversary of Hans J. Wegner's birth, Carl Hansen & Søn launched Wegner's CH88 chair, ­ a 1955 design that had existed only as a prototype. It is also available with an upholstered seat. Have fun picking colours to go around your dining table.

     

    Peter's Chair is a design classic and an ideal gift for small children. Sturdy and safe, it's made from four pieces of wood that can be assembled and disassembled again and again - no tools are necessary. Peter's Table is safe, robust and with no sharp edges the table is designed to accompany Peter's Chair. Peter's Chair is a design classic and an ideal gift for small children. Sturdy and safe, it's made from four pieces of wood that can be assembled and disassembled again and again - no tools are necessary. Peter's Table is robust, with no sharp edges, and is designed to accompany Peter's Chair.

     

    Today Carl Hansen continues to build on this simple but strong idea: combining traditional woodworking techniques with the latest technology to produce furniture of lasting value.

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  • Vitra’s Spring Sale event – 15% off until March 19th

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    Look for signs of spring with the Vitra Semi-Annual Sale, 15 % off until March 19th. Shop on-line with GRShop or if you are in Victoria, BC, stop by the Gabriel Ross showroom to shop Vitra furnishings in person.

    The Vitra Suita Two-Seater Sofa, designed by Antonio Citterio, 2010, takes the classic sofa and gives it a contemporary, lightweight, yet industrial and technical look. The clear lines of the body and the soft-worked paddings seem to float on top of the bridge-like feet made of polished aluminium. The Vitra Suita Two-Seater Sofa, designed by Antonio Citterio, 2010, takes the classic sofa and gives it a contemporary, lightweight, yet industrial and technical look. The cushions are designed by Alexander Girard, there are six patterns and two colour schemes.

     

    Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design. Vitra produces furnishings for your living and dining rooms, your home office, the kids (and your inner child), your outdoor spaces and all the accessories that complete the picture.

    The Organic Chair, designed by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940,  is a comfortable small reading armchair that has a higher backrest and neck support. In addition, the armrests and seat area are broader and longer. Available in 12 curated colours. The Organic Chair, designed by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940, is a comfortable small armchair, great for all sitting tasks. It is also available with a high backrest and neck support. Available in 12 curated colours.

     

    Vitra products are developed in an intensive design process, bringing together engineering excellence with the creative genius of internationally recognized designers such as Verner Panton, Isamu Noguchi, Eero Saarinen, Alexander Girard and Jasper Morrison.

    Developing a new chair for Vitra in the wake of a masterpiece like the Eames Lounge Chair was a unique challenge. Antonio Citterio's Grand Repos and Repos lounge chairs stand in the tradition of the classic lounge chair, but have developed this concept further to reach a new level of look and comfort. Developing a new chair for Vitra in the wake of a masterpiece like the Eames Lounge Chair was a unique challenge. Antonio Citterio's Grand Repos and Repos lounge chairs stand in the tradition of the classic lounge chair, but have developed this concept further to reach a new level of look and comfort.
    Another view of this great lounger. Available in ten "Cosy" fabric colours, with contrasting over-stitching and also several leather options. Another view of this great Grand Repos Lounger. Available in ten "Cosy" fabric colours, with contrasting over-stitching and also several leather options.

     

    Classic Vitra! Verner Panton's Heart Cone Chair, designed in 1959, is a variant on his 1958 Cone Chair. There is also a Cone Stool to put your feet up on. Classic Vitra! Verner Panton's Heart Cone Chair, designed in 1959, is a variant on his 1958 Cone Chair. There is also a Cone Stool to put your feet up on.

     

    The Eames Elephant, designed by Charles & Ray Eames, in 1945, is a toy (also for outdoor use) or as an item for children's bedrooms, this friendly-looking animal with its distinctive, huge floppy ears should make the heart of many a child (and parent) beat just that little bit faster. The Eames Elephant, designed by Charles & Ray Eames, in 1945, is a great, fun toy (also for outdoor use) or as an item for children's bedrooms. This friendly-looking animal with its distinctive, huge floppy ears is available in 5 colours.

     

    The Vitra Vegetal Chair, designed by the team of Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, 2008, is stackable, suitable for outdoor use and is available in 6 colours. The Vitra Vegetal Chair, designed by the team of Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, 2008, is stackable, suitable for outdoor use and is available in 6 colours.

     

    Initiatives like the Vitra Campus, the Vitra Design Museum workshops, publications, collections and archives are all integral elements of Vitra.

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  • Artemide Lighting Spring Sale! 15% off, March 2 – March 22

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    Let lighting take center stage with your next project. Enjoy 15% off all Artemide decorative and outdoor lights until March 22. If you are in Victoria, BC, stop by the Gabriel Ross showroom to see Artemide lights in situ and to learn more about the Artemide lighting collection.

    Designed by Giuseppe Maurizio Scutella, the Pirce Light is available as a suspension light, a ceiling light or a wall lamp. It is also available in a mini size.  Designed by Giuseppe Maurizio Scutella, the Pirce Light is available as a suspension light, a ceiling light or a wall lamp. It is also available in a "mini" size. Halogen and LED options available.

     

    Founded in the 1960s by Ernesto Gismondi, Artemide is one of the top internationally known illumination brands in the world. Known for its “Human Light” philosophy, Artemide is nowadays synonymous with design, innovation and its Made in Italy identity.

    One of the most popular Artemide lighting lines is the Tolomeo group, designed by Giancarlo Fassina and Michele De Lucchi. It is available in many options and sizes, from the micro to the classic to the mega! One of the most popular Artemide lighting lines is the Tolomeo group, designed by Giancarlo Fassina and Michele De Lucchi. It is available in many options and sizes, from the micro to the classic to the mega!

     

    Designers and architects such as Richard Sapper, Neil Poulton, Jean Nouvel, Naoto Fukasawa and Michele De Lucchi are all contributors to the extensive stable of Artemide’s collaborative work environment.

    Here shown with its cool floor support that turns it into a floor light, the Tizio Classic, designed by Richard Sapper, 1972, is available as a Tizio Micro, Tizio 35, Tizio Classic and Tizio Plus. Here shown with its cool floor support that turns it into a floor light, the Tizio Classic, designed by Richard Sapper, 1972, is available as a Tizio Micro, Tizio 35, Tizio Classic and Tizio Plus.

     

    The Castore family of lighting, designed by Michele De Lucchi, 2003, has a spherical diffuser design that is enhanced by a removable-fitting and tapering luminous stem.  The Castore family of Artemide lighting, designed by Michele De Lucchi, 2003, has a spherical diffuser design that is enhanced by a removable-fitting and tapering luminous stem. It is available in a floor model, a suspension light and a table light.

     

    The Copernico LED Suspension Light, designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua & Paolo Dell'Elce, 2010, is available in grey or black and the Copernico 500 Light is available in white or red.

     

    Artemide thinks green! Sustainable development is a value shared by Artemide, as it has always devoted attention to sustainability in terms of eco-design. Design plays a fundamental role in the control and limitation of the impact that a product may have on the environment throughout its life cycle. Artemide’s commitment in terms of eco-sustainability takes concrete shape through the promotion of its leading products being reissued in new versions with low energy consumption.

    The Artemide Miconos family of lighting, designed by Ernesto Gismondi, 1998, features a unique design in which the bulb is covered by a perfect sphere of transparent glass. The Artemide Miconos family of lighting, designed by Ernesto Gismondi, 1998, features a unique design in which the bulb is covered by a perfect sphere of transparent glass.

     

    Artemide also offers a series of outdoor lighting. Patio season is coming up soon. Get more from your garden or patio by creating an extension to your indoor space.

    The Artemide Chilone family of outdoor lights, designed by Ernesto Gismondi, 2009. It is possible to install the device with the light pointed either downwards or upwards. The Artemide Chilone family of outdoor lights was designed by Ernesto Gismondi, 2009. It is possible to install the device with the light pointed either downwards or upwards.

     

    So whether you’re building new, renovating or just really need a great light for your important tasks, well-chosen lighting will enhance every room in your home and keep you company all year long.

    Customers in the USA can purchase many of GRShop's products at ModernPlanet.com and receive the same great customer service and free shipping.

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