Archive for the ‘furniture’ category

Afro Chair by Yangsoo Pyo

June 2nd, 2011

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.

Dune by Rainer Mutsch for Eternit

June 2nd, 2011

“For me Dune was a very demanding project, because it depended on so many parameters: ergonomics, durability, capability of mass production, release properties, statics, modularity, and eco friendliness, to mention only a few.”

Mold Chairs by Anders Johnsson and Petter Thörne

June 2nd, 2011

Anders Johnsson and Petter Thörne are a couple of young designers based in Stockholm, who are graduating from Sweden’s Konstfack University this spring. The two designers have created the Mold chairs as part of their final project for the Interior Architecture and Furniture Design program.

Form Follows Function Sofa by Daan Mulder

June 1st, 2011

Dutch designer Daan Mulder has created the ‘Form Follows Function’ sofa. A three dimensional model of the sofa is created with a computer program. The model consists of three curved faces which can be virtually unfolded.

Nest Chair by Nina Bruun

May 31st, 2011

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.

Growing Shelves by Maarten De Ceulaer

May 31st, 2011

The amount of stuff one has to store grows slowly but steadily in time, but our current storage systems aren’t able to grow with it. With this project I wanted to design a storage system that you can expand and transform in any way you like.

Linger Bench by Alvin Tjitrowirjo

May 30th, 2011

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.”

Riddled table by Steven Holl

May 30th, 2011

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.

Cellular chair by Mathias Bengtsson

May 27th, 2011

Composed of light-weight epoxy, ‘Cellular chair’ by danish-born, london-based designer Mathias Bengtsson not only adopts the appearance of an organic form but is actually designed based on the growth principles of human bones.

L5 Series Benches by Marie Khouri and Collaboration

May 27th, 2011

The assortment of individual elements showed the beautiful striations, the lovely grains, the tactile temptations of smoothly polished veneer. This time around, she’ll be showing a more modern take on L5.

Dekka by Fredericia Furniture

May 27th, 2011

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, a hand woven aluminum chair by Bannavis Andrew Sribyatta

May 26th, 2011

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.”

The Sea Defence coffee table by Andy Murray

May 26th, 2011

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.

Mesa Field by Esrawe Studio

May 25th, 2011

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.

Metamorphosis by Sebastian Errazuriz

May 25th, 2011

Chilean born, new york-based designer and artist Sebastian Errazuriz’s ‘Metamorphosis’ bookshelf is hand carved from baltic birch plywood. it was created for the exhibition of his furniture work ‘beautiful premonitions’ which opens april 28th, 2011 at the Cristina Grajales Gallery in New Yyork. Originally based on the thick ivy that he used as natural shelves for his childhood garden toys, Errazuriz collaborated with woodworkers from the Horm Furniture Company to develop the piece entirely in italy.

Design Chair Vuzzle by Christopher Daniel

May 24th, 2011

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.

The Engraving Armchair by Emiliano Godoy

May 23rd, 2011

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.

Pine Art Furnitures

May 20th, 2011

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.

Recyclable Magazine Furniture

May 19th, 2011

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.

The Hemp Chair by Werner Aisslinger

May 10th, 2011

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.