Theo Ruth

Theo Ruth was a Dutch furniture and interior designer who was active in the mid-20th century. He was born in Rotterdam in 1915 and passed away in 1971.
Ruth is best known for his furniture designs, which were characterized by their sleek lines, modernist aesthetic, and use of high-quality materials. He worked for a number of prominent furniture manufacturers throughout his career, including Artifort and Oostwoud, and his designs were highly sought after by collectors and design enthusiasts.
Some of Ruth's most famous designs include the Congo Chair, the Penguin Chair, and the Lotus Chair, all of which feature his signature style of clean lines and simple yet elegant shapes. Ruth was also known for his innovative use of materials, such as his use of metal and molded plywood in his furniture designs.
Today, Theo Ruth's furniture designs are considered to be important examples of mid-century modern design, and his work continues to be highly valued by collectors and design enthusiasts around the world.
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