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  • FLOS Lighting Sale! 15% off until March 19th

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    FLOS was founded in 1962 in Merano, Italy, with the aim to develop a line of new lighting concepts. From the very outset, the distinguishing feature of the company has been its approach to lamp design and production in the highest quality.

    Winner of the 2014 prestigious EDIDA Award in the Lighting category, FLOS' String Lights by Michael Anastassiades is a beauty. It comes with 12 or 22 meters of cable so you can "string" it around your space! Winner of the 2014 prestigious EDIDA Award in the Lighting category, FLOS' String Lights by Michael Anastassiades is a beauty. It comes with 12 or 22 meters of cable so you can "string" it around your space!

     

    FLOS has always worked with well-known and established designers starting with the Castiglioni brothers and Tobia Scarpa, who were followed by Philippe Starck, Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, Marc Newson, Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, and Marcel Wanders, to name a few. Collaborations with this international roster of talents have resulted in some of the best-known and commercially successful products in industrial design. It has also resulted in numerous awards and accolades for both the designers and the company.

    The Skygarden Suspension Light, designed by Marcel Wanders, 2007, is like a fabulous antique decorated plaster ceiling. It is available in 2 sizes and 4 finishes. The FLOS Skygarden Suspension Light, designed by Marcel Wanders, 2007, is like a fabulous antique decorated plaster ceiling. It is available in 2 sizes and 4 outer finishes.
    The FLOS Long and Hard Suspension light is the perfect solution for lighting over a dining table. Designed by Philippe Starck, 2005, it has a polished die-cast aluminum body and LED lights. The FLOS Long and Hard Suspension light is the perfect solution for lighting over a dining table. Designed by Philippe Starck, 2005, it has a polished die-cast aluminum body and LED lights.

     

    FLOS takes it inspiration from many sources, but has five particular areas of daily life that make up its "Flosophy".

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    Rhe FLOS 2097 Suspension Light, designed by Gino Sarfatti, 1958, is part of FLOS' re-edition of classic production pieces.  The FLOS 2097 Suspension Light, designed by Gino Sarfatti, 1958, is part of FLOS' re-edition of classic production pieces.

     

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    Designed by Achille Castiglioni, 1996, has hand blown glass conical diffusers with sandblasted edges. Available as 1, 3, 8 or 12 pendants. Great for over an island in the kitchen. Designed by Achille Castiglioni, 1996, the Fucsia Pendant Light has hand blown glass conical diffusers with sandblasted edges. Available as 1, 3, 8 or 12 pendants. Great for over an island in the kitchen.

     

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    The Ray F Floor Light, designed by Rodolfo Dordoni, 2006, provides diffused light for your cozy interior spaces. Available as a table light and a floor light in 2 sizes. The Ray F Floor Light, designed by Rodolfo Dordoni, 2006, provides diffused light for your cozy interior spaces. Available as a table light and a floor light in 2 sizes.

     

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    The Kelvin LED Table Light, designed by Antonio Citterio & Toan Nguyen, 2009, is an adjustable table lamp providing direct lighting, with pantograph arm and adjustable head. It is also available as a floor light. The Kelvin LED Table Light, designed by Antonio Citterio & Toan Nguyen, 2009, is an adjustable table lamp providing direct lighting, with pantograph arm and adjustable head. It is also available as a floor light.

     

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    The Romeo Moon Suspension Light, designed by Philippe Starck, 1996. The reeded surface of the diffuser gives an almost metallic look. It is also available as a floor and table light. The Romeo Moon Suspension Light, designed by Philippe Starck, 1996. The reeded surface of the diffuser gives an almost metallic look. It is also available as a floor and table light.

    FLOS is fully committed to environmental issues, constantly developing products that are the least harmful to the environment in terms of materials used and in the production methods it employs.

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

  • 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.

    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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