Description by the designer, Yangsoo Pyo: “Afro” is a chair that employed the image of the hair style “Afro Permanent hair.” Springs are used to visualize the tangled and puffed up texture of the afro hair. The springs used to create the “Afro chair” are the two-ring binder springs used to bind together a notebook. The two-ring binders do not get tangled but rather wraps around each other.
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Influenced by the spring and of nature, this chair is inspired by a bird’s nest. My idea was to create a graphical chaos which still felt like a unified whole. The chair’s supporting structure consists of a bottom, seat and four stabilizing legs. To create a “nest feeling” I played with birch strips in different thicknesses and hurled them around the supporting structure.
Indonesian designer Alvin Tjitrowirjo has created the Linger Bench.
From the designer: “In this time where people seek for individualism and exclusivity, Linger is designed to bring people together; it’s nature is to attract and to be experienced. A media for people to gather and socialize, Linger is made only by human hands as opposed to machines. Using material that comes from nature instead of a man-made. An escapade of nature’s beauty harnessed by modernity.”
This visually spectacular, ultra-modern furniture is from Horm, and designed by Steven Holl. The Riddled table and cupboard cast a beautiful pattern upon the floor and surfaces around it – an unexpected and inspiring feature. Light streams through the cut-outs in the walnut veneered legs of the table, emerging from within.
Investing in Fredericia Furniture ’s new daybed, Dekka, is almost like buying a work of contemporary art. The seat features a beautiful hexagonal pattern that gives Dekka an artistic style that is entirely its own. Thanks to its unique appearance, Dekka will add character to any room – while also providing soft and comfortable seating.
Scream is a new aluminum chair from Bannavis Andrew Sribyatta of PIE Studio, an eco-friendly furniture design firm. Made with the same method as their prize-winning Steel Tongue chair, the piece is constructed by hand-weaving an aluminum skin over a stainless steel frame. According to PIE, ” The inspiration derives from a screaming mouth exposing the Uvula. The Uvula moves down and touches the floor as one sits on the chair.”
Sea Defence is a beautiful and functional collection of furniture bringing together the sculptural, strong and iconic nature of sea defences, creating elegant, usable functional pieces of furniture in a collection of coffee tables, wall mounted shelves and lights. The collection is made up from the simple shape inspired by Sea Defences, that line the coasts of Britain.
Design antic wooden table and not just like any other, this is not common because of leg pieces to form grooves such as a rice field. Who’s at the top was made flat top to put the working document and artistic lighting. Field table is an interpretation of the irregular shaped table for the life of a modern office.
Vuzzle Chair consists of 59 cushions dividing the complete cube into voronoi cells. Each cushion has neodymium magnet underneath its surface to secure its cohesive status with adjacent cushions. Polysurface-shaped cushions with magent in each surface will provide enough bonding constraint to perform as chair with flexibility, yet removing individual cushions from the whole can be done with small force.
Mexican designer Emiliano Godoy has created the Engraving Armchair or Camouflage armchair for the Mexico City based manufacturer Pirwi. The camouflage is a low armchair made in Oriented Strand Board (OSB). The material is surfaced with a stained-black veneer, and has oversized lateral panels that partly hide the user.
These furniture pieces / sculptures are made of chopped pieces of pine wood, which give away the artist’s closeness to Mother Nature. The wood pieces are brought together and crafted to make this attractive piece of art. The creative style of the geometric form is unique and powerful in its simplicity.
Belgian industrial designer Jens Praet proves that recycling can be a lot more interesting than stuffing cans, bottles, magazines and cardboard into the proper recycling containers. Fossilized at Industry Gallery in Washington DC, is Praet’s first solo exhibition in the U.S.; his designs are made of shredded magazines and documents mixed with clear resin.
Natural fiber composite meets design at Ventura Lambrate’s ‘Poetry Happens’ exhibition. Berlin-based designer/architect Werner Aisslinger, designed Hemp Chair the first monobloc chair designed using natural fibers that have been molded under heat using a special eco-friendly resin, resulting in a sustainable composite material. The project is supported and is in cooperation with the German chemical company BASF. Previewed at Milan Design Week 2011, the chair features a very complex design with soft curves and a visually captivating horizontal and vertical wing structure.