Designed to celebrate 80 years of Alvar Aalto’s, Artek “Stool 60“; New York based designer Nao Tamura creates this fun and refreshing adaptation of the classic stool with a cross section print of a perfectly cut tree, whose rings chronological … Continue reading
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Acid etched, metal “stump chairs”, designed by Israeli industrial design student Sharon Sides for her 2012 thesis at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. Please credit responsibly! All photos via designboom.com. ___ I think these wood grained chairs are super chic, … Continue reading
One thing that stood out most to me while in Milan this summer was the popularity of neon, and how elegant, rather then punky they make the iridescent colors feel. Women’s fashion, men’s fashion, furniture, graphics, you name it, Milan simply … Continue reading
Blow: A 1967 inflatable plastic armchair designed by Italian architect and designer Jonathan De Pas. ___ I absolutely love blow up chairs and would encourage more designers, myself included, to design more of these in fun and unique shapes. Please … Continue reading
American pop artist Any Warhol in a 1980’s TDK advertisement, with the “Rainbow” chair designed in 2000 by Paris based furniture and industrial designer Patrick Norguet. ___ Right now I am obsessed with both artist portraits and chairs. Look out … Continue reading
Minimal, curvaceous, and a mid-century classic; a pair of nicely weathered concrete Loop Chairs designed by Swiss furniture designer Willy Guhl. For purchasing info, please email me here. ___ I am a big fan of concrete furniture. Because of its … Continue reading
“Quilles” dressing table and stool, ca. 1956. Made of oak, brass, and fabric, this sensually carved wood set was designed by the popular 50’s french furniture designer Jean Royere. To give you a sense of its significance, this set recently … Continue reading
Accession II, a 1967 sculpture by German born American Post-minimalist Sculptor Eva Hesse. A la lata chair, a 2007 lounge chair made of recycled aluminum can tabs, designed by Colombian born industrial designer Carlos Alberto Montana Hoyos.
Moon Viewing Chair: 1999 by American furniture designer and craftsman Clifton Monteith. Made of bent willow and aspen twigs, and like most of his work, it is rustic interpretation of art nouveau, better known as “rustic noveau”. ___ Often rustic … Continue reading
Endless by Dirk Vander Kooij at DMY Berlin from Dezeen on Vimeo. ___ Most of you already know how important and thus trendy the word “green” or “Eco” has now become, specifically for the design and architecture industries. Although I … Continue reading
The Reflexion Chair: Designed by Pratt Institute design student Arnold Chu. Built of two-way mirrors in the silhouette of a diamond, with embedded LCD panels that serve as digital upholstery, which can ultimately provide unlimited color and pattern options. This … Continue reading
Uncut: A anodized aluminum and stainless steel chair designed by Israeli born architect, furniture and industrial designer Ron Arad.
The Batman Chair, 1989, by New York city based artist and designer Alex Locadia. Now “On Display” at the MAD, Museum of Art and Design in NYC. Here is a link to a video with the designer explaining more about … Continue reading
Rare carved wood, c. 1904, art nouveau chair by French designer Hector Guimard.
This rare and beautiful, ca. 1901, modern armchair is by Austrian furniture designer Hans Vollmer, pupil of Joseph Hoffman. Available March 3d 2011, via auction at Philips de Pury & Company. Please credit responsibly! Image: Philips de Pury & Company … Continue reading