The random in “Random Light” by Bertjan Pot for Moooi is not the light – as the name would tend to imply.
But the “weave” of the lamp shade.
A resin covered yarn is wound round an inflatable ball until the designer is happy with the coverage.
teh ball is burst and each lamp is a unique work of fate……
Random Light by Bertjan Pot for Moooi
Although most people use the Eames DAR by Vitra as a domestic chair….. it can also be wonderfully employed as conference room chair in office environments…..
Eames DAR by Vitra
Created in 1954 as part of a project for the Cite Universitaire at Antony, near Paris, the “Antony” chair was one of Jean Prouvé’s last furniture creations – and one of his most expressive.
Stripped of all decoration the Antony chair reduces sitting, or perhaps better put lounging, down to the curvature of the human spine…
Antony by Jean Prouvé
The Swiss modernist architect le Corbusier didn’t just create furniture from metal and glass. He was also a master wooden furniture as this coat rack from ca. 1950 more than adequately demonstrates…..
Le Corbusier Coat Rack
Sometimes it’s good just to enjoy beauty in quiet wonder…….
Alcove by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra
Unmistakably Thonet, yet refreshingly different the 405PF is part of series of new products that Stefan Diez has produced for Thonet since 2009.
405PF by Stefan Diez for Thonet
One of the most flexible and durable materials available, cardboard also numerous ecological and environmental advantages – and as this fantastic chair and shelving unit from diefabrik prove, it can also be use to great aesthetic effect.
cardboard furniture by diefabrik
Combining concrete and silver to brilliant effect the Trinkgefäß series from German silversmith are not cheap.
But are fantastic.
Stefan Strube – Trinkgefäß
Although we understand why it’s called Octopus.
We always felt that Mushroom would have been more appropriate for Swedish designer Martin Björnson’s “Pall”
Octopus by Martin Björnson
As we noted in our post on Kokon Furniture by Studio Makkink & Bey, upcycling is “in”
One particularly interesting example is the furniture created by Trash Design Manufaktur from rescued washing machine drums.
Here the stool “Sitting Bull” and the table “Glas-Nost”
Sitting Bull and Glas-Nost by Trash Design Manufaktur