Posts tagged "alain gilles"
A room within a room

A room within a room

Area is a new bed concept for Magnitude by Alain Gilles. This novel bed concept takes into account what a bed is traditionally used for: sleeping, but also the fact that today the bedroom is now also used as a bathroom, personal office, or extra room or living room…, says Alain Gilles. The bed head...
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...
Memories of odd shapes

Memories of odd shapes

Alain Gilles has developed Collage modular sofa tables for Bonaldo. Below is a video explaining the possibilities of these tables.   These modular sofa tables have something to do with memories, vivid memories of odd shapes spotted in unusual places…. Or, how existing, recycled shapes, can give birth to a concept, a movement and new...
Good in more than one way…

Good in more than one way…

Designer Alain Gilles has made a limited edition version of his Translation Armchair for Qui est Paul?. The limited edition version is a good example that with some fine tuning, normally wasted materials can be transformed into fully functional furniture that does not have to hide its origins. Recycled plastic bottle caps that have first...
Playground for urban cities in 2015

Playground for urban cities in 2015

Playground for urban cities in 2015 is a a project by Alain Gilles, formerly working at Quinze and Milan and now opening his own studio. Urban Jungle: Hanging or walking between rubber vines. Playing hide and seek with their peers. Young children need to learn to go beyond their fears, to step into unknown territories....