Posts tagged "furniture"
The enduring designs of Josef Frank on exhibition in the U.S.

The enduring designs of Josef Frank on exhibition in the U.S.

A selection of textile and furniture designs of Josef Frank is displayed in an exhibition at the San Francisco Airport Museum that goes on to October 2011. The exhibition will later tour the U.S. and will in December 2011 open at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle. In March 2012, it will move to the...
Container modular sideboard by Alain Gilles

Container modular sideboard by Alain Gilles

Container is a modular sideboard system designed by Alain Gilles for Casamania. As if a regular sideboard had been split into different elements, different “containers”. It is a research on deconstruction and reconstruction. As if a “standard” sideboard with its different storage functionalities had been split into various elements just to be reconstructed in a...
Maarten Baas design for Amnesty as support for Liu Xiaobo

Maarten Baas design for Amnesty as support for Liu Xiaobo

Amnesty International invited Maarten Baas to design a piece to support their campaign against the increased suppression of writers, journalists, artists and activists. In honor of the Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, Maarten Baas designed The Empty Chair. In 2010 Liu Xiaobo was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize for his peaceful battle...
Furniture from the source

Furniture from the source

New York based designer Stephen Burks is collaborating with the Indonesian hardwoods furniture producer From The Source on a new dynamic collection combining pattern and colour. Deep dark rosewood cabinets are offset by soft stripes of reclaimed teak, zigzagging across the doors. Playful steel branches in bright colours support each piece, energizing the diverse palette...
A metaphor for growth and gaining knowledge

A metaphor for growth and gaining knowledge

For the entrance of Netherlands exam institute CITO Dutch designer Ineke Hans designed an impressive light object. A big tree, metaphor for growth and gaining knowledge, changes colour day and night through a LED heartbeat. For the topfloor – which is one of the highest spots in Arnhem – Ineke Hans designed roof terrace with...
Twilight images and words

Twilight images and words

Here are some images of the sensious exhibition “TWILIGHT” by Tokujin Yoshioka held at Moroso showroom during Milano Salone last week. Thoughts by Tokujin are inserted between the images. Nature is beautiful, yet the unimaginable energy inheres behind its beauty. Its beauty uplifts our emotion, and resonant in our heart, yet sometimes shows its threatening...
"MI-AMI" by Tokujin Yoshioka for Kartell♥Milano

“MI-AMI” by Tokujin Yoshioka for Kartell♥Milano

On occasion of the 50th Salone del Mobile of Milan, the exhibition for Kartell‘s project “Kartell♥Milano” will be held at the Kartell Flagshipstore. “Kartell♥Milano” is a charity project tributed to the city of Milan, which saw the company’s beginning and its successes right from its earliest stages in the 1950s. Through the involvement of personalities...
An organic form with no sharp edges

An organic form with no sharp edges

The collection Fall/Winter by Valentin Loellmann for Galerie Gosserez consists mainly of stools and benches with different dimensions and structures. Although diverse in size and set-up, all the pieces in this collection are characterized by a similar working process in which mortise-and-tenon joints are used to connect hazel branches to an oak top. A mixture...
Dual Cut transformable foam block

Dual Cut transformable foam block

Hong Kong designer Kitmen Keung has created a transformable foam block with only two cuts for Belgium design brand Sixinch. Splitting a raw rectangular foam block with only two L-shaped cut lines, Dual Cut is a transformable furniture piece that employs the simplest production processes true to the materials in use with minimal wastage. It...
No Early Birds by Per Söderberg

No Early Birds by Per Söderberg

The iconic and architectural cross-leg structure is the main feature of the No Early Birds collection by Swedish design and architect Per Söderberg. Now it has been developed and stretched out to serve as the base for a couple of new products. The response to my first furniture collection, last year’s ”No Early Birds”, was...