19 Feb, 2013
Tilt is a playful furniture/ object by German designer Tina Schmid. She plays with our perceptions through the implementation of an intensive spatial confusion. An object which can unfold as a cube on the wall and serves for temporary use of clothes. Starting with a classic graphic, this property consists of...
12 Feb, 2013
”Critical Objects” is a series of items that balance on the border between functional furniture and sculptural form without taking a definite position within either concept. In this self initiated project, graphic design studio HelloMe explores the curious nature of everday objects. From the preface of the catalogue: ”Till Wiedeck...
15 Dec, 2012
ROLU (the Minneapolis-based landscape and furniture design studio) approached Dante Carlos with the idea of coming up with a cheap zine for the occasion of Art Basel Miami/Design Miami that would talk about ROLU, include a couple of interviews and a CV. Kind of like a press kit in a way, but less straight-forward....
12 Dec, 2012
TOKEN is a Brooklyn-based design and manufacturing studio ran by Will Kavesh and Emrys Berkowe, they develop contemporary handcrafted furniture and lighting objects embodying the evolving intentions of American modernism. Observation and a careful consideration of function, structural ingenuity, material dynamics and aesthetic coherence are instilled in each of Token’s signature...
22 Nov, 2012
The Pop-up corner light by Well Well Designers is delivered in an envelope. The lamp is constructed from a sheet of polypropylene which is cut and incised, in such a way to produce a square, triangular or circular module when folded at a 90° angle. Intended for the corner of a room,...
20 Nov, 2012
‘Leftovers’ by designer Klemens Schillinger must be one of the simplest ways to make a stool. A normal builders bucket is filled with liquid concrete, the three wooden legs are clamped in there and held in place while the concrete dries. After the bucket is removed, this remarkable chair is whats left...
18 Oct, 2012
Italian furniture manufacturer Beplushave produces some very interesting objects. Simple forms and clear materials, just the way we like it.
5 Oct, 2012
I recently stumbled upon the work of Polish designer Zbigniew Strzebonski, also known as Modestwork. A strange mix between mid-century and modernism marks his work. His ‘Loft chair’ reminds us a lot on a previous post ‘The Farmhouse chair‘, elegantly bended metal always does the trick.
4 Oct, 2012
Some random work by Vancouver based design duo Knauf and Brown
6 Sep, 2012
Well groomed fox design studio is versed in the everyday object interpreted through line, plane and volume with experimental use of materiality, manufacturing techniques and colour, to create rich tactile everyday objects. Emma Fox Derwin and Nigel Groom founded Well-Groomed-Fox in 2008, with a focus on creating furniture, lighting, product and...
28 Aug, 2012
Broken Dimanche Press have teamed up with artist Lorenzo Sandoval to reconfigure their Büro BDP with the Spaniard’s super cool ‘Narrative Machine’, an artwork that acts as raumgestaltung, bookshelves, storage and modular table and chairs. It’s a series he has already used in General Pubic in the exhibition The Rescue...
20 Jul, 2012
Fien Muller (photographer) and Hannes Van Severen (artist) launch a furniture collection. Clear-cut storage boxes, tables, racks and lamps that refer to – in their pure form – the work of Donald Judd and Bauhaus, but embrace the lush adornment in their completion and combination. While both artists are inspired by the tension...