Archive for the ‘furniture’ category

Gaudi Chair by Bram Geenen

June 10th, 2011

The Gaudi Chair furniture is the follow-up of the Gaudi Stool which was created in 2009, Designed by Dutch designer Bram Geenen. This chair was designed using the same method as Antoni Gaudi, who made models of hanging chains, which upside-down showed him the strongest shape for his churches.

Ivy Chair by h220430

June 9th, 2011

The artificial white color of “ivy chair” merges it into daily life without a sense of incompatibility. The intention of “ivy chair” is to make you feel comfortable as if you were surrounded by trees and flowers. Whenever you sit down in the chair it will prompt you to think about nature over its function as a chair.

Handknitted Wool Poufs And Rugs By Christien Meindertsma

June 9th, 2011

Young Dutch Designer Christien Meindertsma plays with shapes and sheep for her Flocks project. Some of her creations (besides garments) are quite impressive – handmade poufs and rugs, handknitted with giant knitting needles.

Wintertree by Twentyfirst

June 8th, 2011

In black or white, Wintertree holds out six shelves in an asymmetrical pattern that represents bare branches. An expressionistic, if not downright cartoonish (I mean that in a good way) form, the trunk with limbs makes a perfect place for books.

Fontable by Alessandro Canepa & Andrea Paulicelli

June 7th, 2011

Italian designers Alessandro Canepa and Andrea Paulicelli have developed a series of tables whose top are represented by alphanumerics adding a bold, graphic three-dimensional form of type to any space. The entire alphabet is represented in both upper and lower case versions, along with the numbers 0 through 9.

Newton Coffee Table

June 5th, 2011

The Newton Coffee Table, by Swedish designers Dan Sunaga and Staffan Holm, was awarded The Nordic Design Prize during the 2009 Stockholm Furniture Fair. Bended laminated wood is one of the basic materials used in the furniture industry. The Nordic Design prize for wooden furniture made by compressure molding was founded in 1983 with the aim of increasing the interest for this technique. The Newton Coffee Table is being produced by Karl Andersson & Söner.

Transparent Table by Nendo

June 4th, 2011

Japanese design studio Nendo has designed Transparent Table. The collection has two types of transparent tables, a black table and a clear table. Both tables were on display at the Milan Design Week 2011.

Treforma Nesting Tables by Jason Phillips

June 4th, 2011

American designer Jason Phillips has designed Treforma Nesting Tables, a collection of tables of different sizes. When not in use, the tables can be nested to create a single unit, which saves the space.

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.”