The Designers: Polka
Well-known throughout the local creative scene, the Polka duo – made up of Monica Singer and Marie Rahm, both designers – have had multiple successful projects. For the porcelain manufacturer Herend, they revisited an old shell pattern, transposed it in a contemporary way onto a new set of dishes, thus intelligently creating a link between the Far East and Vienna. For the Lobmeyr glass factory, renowned for its fine glasses and decanters, they were not only creative directors but also created the Drinking Set NR. 280 – which quickly became a contemporary classic! – and more recently the Drop Vases, which they colored with infinite delicacy. For the furniture manufacturer Wittman, they recently designed a set consisting of a sofa and an armchair entitled Amber, which embody Scandinavian modernist codes. In very good taste.