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Celebrating 80 with Nao Tamura

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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Student Power : Acid Etched

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

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Rare & Beautiful : Blow Chair

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

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Dubbed : Candy Andy

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

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Bohemian Finds : Vintage Loop Chairs

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

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Rare & Beautiful : Royere Dressing Table

“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

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Deja Vu : Eva + Hoyos

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.

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Bohemian Finds : Rustic Nouveau

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

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Ingenuity : The Endless Chair

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

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Student Power : The Reflexion Chair

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

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Dubbed : Kate Moss for French Vogue

Inspired by my last weeks “Inspiration” post featuring the beautiful Kate Moss for Paris Vogue. See full post here. 1. Kulms Chair 01 : A stackable wood chair designed by Tokyo based design firm Nagatomo Jan. 2. Italian 1960’s, artistic … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : ‘Uncut’ Chair

Uncut: A anodized aluminum and stainless steel chair designed by Israeli born architect, furniture and industrial designer Ron Arad.

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