Designer Noe Duchaufour Lawrance has created “ottoman” range for Ligne Roset.
The traditional motif is thrown into relief by a faceted effect that – unexpectedly – increases the comfort of the seat and accentuates the strong visual contrast in the two-tone version. Duality is present in soft surfaces and geometry, in generous forms and a new rendition of padding that is structuring yet comfortable.
French product designer Arthur Bodolec has created Jack, a stool that arises to life with just a simple touch. Jack comes out of Bodolec imaginative world where objects can be woken up, alive and taking form to express themselves.
Ligne Roset has introduced a new collection of seating by designer Philippe Negro. The range consists of brightly-coloured, upholstered lounge chairs that fit together, appearing to cuddle up to each other. The seat platforms flow together, overlapping each other as if in a giant puzzle, connected by nuances of shade. Without symmetry and without any visible regularity, this principal is endlessly usable and makes it possible to create a wide variety of pieces, all of which both different and surprising, almost with a life of their own: 2-seater, 3-seater, 4-seater with lounge seat, fireside chair, Vis-à-vis.
Designers Yvonne Fehling and Jennie Peiz present their new collection called ’Still Lives’, a series including three life-sized pigs, from the size of a piglet to an adult. With a tufted-finition, they are to be used as stools.
Is this a joke, apparently it’s really serious? This chair amazes me really by his genius, it must be so comfortable that I dream of throwing myself into it.
This very simple chair has been created by Alejandro Aravena of the firm Vitra. It’s a strap that wraps around your legs and back to hold you into a seated position. “Chairless” was inspired by a picture of an Ayoreo (an indigenous group in Paraguay) person doing something similar. A portion of the proceeds from this chair will be donated to a foundation to benefit indigenous nations of Paraguay. Read More…
Slovenian designer Nika Zupanc presents an exhibition entitled “Gone with the Wind.” The Wind Pavilion stands as an icon evoking a sense for nature. With it, Nika Zupanc embraces the issue of responsibility by introducing the elegance and poetry of creative expression into predominately technical solutions.
Like so many magic pavilions in the past, this one is also outfitted in one of the latest achievements of the industry – the unique modular façade system Qbiss by trimo. Optically smooth surfaces, unique rounded corner elements, and “shadow joints” allow great freedom of expression and enable an optically enchanting combination of an inclined grid and an attractive landscape of 45 restless windmills.
Margaret Elman has designed this fabulous collection of original designs called “Green Collection.” She recovers Italian and French antique chairs and sofas with contemporary fabrics. Her whimsical yet sophisticated sense of color and style is apparent in her modern interpretation of classic chair silhouettes.
Danish designer Ole Jensen created an armchair and shelf for Norman Copenhagen‘s new Danish modern
collection. “Memory” Armchair is a warm and friendly armchair that makes time to sit and think. It is upholstered, and with its broad, square arms, it embraces you and invites you to sit down and relax completely.
Dounyasha seating designed by designer Dima Loginoff is a seat with sinuous curves that comes with an ultra-high file that allows users to snuggle into this elegant design.
The chair is not in production yet but we hope that it will be soon.
Edward Van Vielt said in an interview that he was influenced by Marrakesh, the culture of the Far East and Middle East plus the Spirograph to create the patterns of the Sushi collection.
Fernando and Humberto Campana design through eyes that are fiercely regional, political, and socioeconomic. Their irreverence is tempered by a humility and an appreciation of the artfully poetic. They often combine found or mass-produced objects like scraps of wood, stuffed animals, and discarded fabric scraps with advanced technologies. Their work is infused with personal commentary on issues of waste, resourcefulness, poverty, and perfection.
Scott Jarvie has designed a Clucth Chair using 10,000 drinking plastic straws. Made from 10,000 drinking straws. Clutch Chair was chosen by Zaha Hadid as the Curator’s Choice at the Noise Festival 2008.
The chair is made from PET bottles with a stainless steel frame. The bottles can be easily changed if they show signs of damage. The seat is in the form of a flower. The rhythm of hundreds of PET bottles creates an organic structure. An ordinary form is transformed into an extraordinary form, standard form into a unique one.
The limited edition interactive Mood Chair from UK studio Aether & Hemer is a piece of interactive furniture that changes colour depending on what its sensors perceive from the user and the environment .
Capdell will colaborate with the architect Luis de Garrido in the project Gaia with the placement of the chairs Elizabetha and Eboli in the appartment number 3 which has a surface of 361,30m2 and it is located in Barcelona. This project will be finished by March 2010. Capdell consolidates this way its policy of innovation and continues its advances which consist of introducing furniture pieces in the field of “sustainable architecture”.
Henry Ellis-Paul is a 24-year-old British-born product designer who is currently based in London. He has previously worked designing packaging, toys and lighting, and believes that an understanding of different areas of the industry helps him maintain a healthy approach to his work. Henry is particularly interested in products that challenge convention while not compromising on functionality. Creating designs that have character is important and something he likes to achieve in his work.
Stripped consists of two key parts; the seat strips and the arm-rests. By using putting these segments together tables, benches, seats and sofas can be constructed. The simplicity of the design means the furniture can be regularly and easily moved, altered or added-to to fit the space it’s in, as well as the activities that surround it. In short, Stripped supplies the customer with the building blocks to make a piece of high-end designer furniture.