Park Avenue: the New York boulevard where you will find the iconic Chrysler Building and Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Names that conjure up a sense of luxury and timeless beauty, of confidence and individuality. The same goes for Jan te Lintelo’s ‘Park Avenue’—a modular system with curvilinear shapes and subtle, horizontal lines that offer numerous possibilities to create your very own, playful interpretation. Thanks to a unique sliding system you can easily adapt the seating angle: more upright when having a conversation or lounging lazily when reading a thrilling book.
Jan te Lintelo
Jan te Lintelo was born on January 6th 1954 into a family of furniture retailers in Haaksbergen in the eastern part of The Netherlands. Growing up Jan was surrounded by the beautiful furniture from his parents shop, this meant he gained an understanding on the skills and great craftsmanship ofartisans and architects from an early age. Jan studied furniture manufacturing at the HMC in Rotterdam specialising in craftsmanship and creativity but also the entrepreneurship of the trade and worked in sales for Dutch cabinetmaker Pastoe and the famous upholstery factory Gelderland. In 1994 he decided to start his own company and create his own collection of furniture. Using his experience in manufacturing combined with the feedback and wishes from his clients he designed the first collection himself, fast becoming one of the most successful modern furniture collections. His modern designs are characterized by great craftsmanship with generous proportions with comfort and style as essential qualities.