What John was trying to do in his work was push that limit to create a sense of strain in the wood’s gesture. Conceptually, he was trying to allow beauty to be the product of strain. recariousness, harmony, balance, stress, and fluidity are some of the words he uses to describe his aesthetic. His furniture and lamps are made up of bent wood, and done so in such a way that no two are the same.
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For their new department store Dover street Market Ginza in Tokyo, the brand Comme des Garçons asked us to imagine a new version of a wooden cave. Rey Kawabuko’s vision puts forward a sharp contrast between a very neutral architecture: white walls, concrete and embedded lighting with a wild and invasive sculpture, which transforms the space.
The iconic French men’s label just popped up in Soho while the Dior Homme Boutique at 57th Street is undergoing renovation. Opened last April 16th, the Dior Homme pop-up store is located at 133 Greene Street and will serve as the sole Dior Homme Boutique in New York while the New York flagship is being retrofitted.
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.
Creating a unique space, but harmonious and relaxing was the main goal in the procedure of creating “ENSAYAR”, in Athens- Greece. Thousands of ropes hanging from the ceiling and the reflection of light between them is the first impression of a space that had to be the ideal background and support for the merchandise but at the same time not common to what a retail store is usually like.
Coinciding with the launch of the Levi’s® Water<Less jeans – made using significantly less water, this sculpture is based on water and fluidity – over 100 pairs of jeans are fixed together in the form of a giant whirlpool. The piece uses 120 pairs of jeans riveted together using over 1000 copper rivets.