Posts Tagged ‘designer architect’

3:1 table by TJ O’Keefe

October 18th, 2011

Ambitious young Chicago based designer, TJ O’Keefe has bowled us over with this simple, yet fantastically innovative, reworking of the nested table. With all three of the intersecting elements being unique in form, the elegant simplicity of the original cube is dramatically transformed when the tables are pulled apart.

Commerce Design Award: CHRISTA RENIERS DANSAERT

June 7th, 2011

Warmth, rythm and ambience are the key words associated with the shop of jewelry designer Christa Reniers. Architect Frank De Groeve designed a functional and neutral frame for the organic and nature inspired jewelry. The consistent use of the same type of wood combined with changing vintage design and objects, results in a balanced and calming environment. The whole is a harmonious and at the same time refreshing background for Christa Reniers’s creations.

Commerce Design Award: BOZAR BRASSERIE

June 7th, 2011

The BOZAR BRASSERIE is the most eye-catching element of an ambitious, faithful restoration project that marks a further stage in the implementation of the master plan for the general renovation of Horta’s masterpiece, which has been under way for a decade now.

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.