Forest of culture Library, Cirie: Turin, Italy (ecoLogicStudio) The library sits within an existing warehouse building covered by a beautiful shed roof and enclosed on two sides by large windows opening onto public spaces. The light field and the privacy gradient quickly became defining elements of an otherwise undifferentiated space. The concept idea of the library intended as a forest of cultu..
German designer Katrin Greiling has created the Bidoun collection of seating and tables.The Bidoun furniture series was inspired by the Middle East. Katrin Greilingstudied the nomadic lifestyle and used the Bedouins daily-life-objectsas her source of inspiration in creating this contemporaryinterpretation of the traditional Arabic seating, the majilis. The sofa system involves several layers of ..
PRODUCT TYPE: multifunctional furniture OPTIONS: chair, footstool, table MATERIAL: birch plywood SIZE: table 40cm x 75cm, foot stool 30cm x 52.5cm chair 67cm x 75cm - 60cm x 86cm PRICE: FROM 440 DELIVERY: up to 6 weeks (CUSTOM ORDER) Series X, an innovative and exciting range of contemporary multifunctional furniture designed by award-winning Graeme Massie Architects of Edinburgh, consists of se..
Oil has been the protagonist in the industrial history and transformed our world since the last century. Its role and impact in the world economy and population are huge and the possible consequences of a depletion are under the scientific microscope the last years. This is because the Oil era is about to reach to an end and according to many experts we may have reached the peak oil point; a poi..
Mexican designer Emiliano Godoy has created the Camouflage armchair for the Mexico City based manufacturer Pirwi. “Camouflage” is a low armchair made in Oriented Strand Board (OSB). The material is surfaced with a stained-black veneer, and has oversized lateral panels that partly hide the user. These panels feature a carved camouflage pattern that emphasizes the trench-like character of the piec..
Bone, Bridge and Together, are three coffee tables created by Austrian designer Daniel Meise. Meise creates the sculptural pieces by using a special concrete that hardens quickly and remains strong despite their thin walls. The pieces appear to be quite heavy, but looks can be deceiving. Meise’s T-shaped “bone” table with only 8 to 10 millimeters wall thickness weighs only 25kg. The Bone Table: ..
American designer Robert Brou has sent us photos of the Barnacle Stool he has created. From the designer: The design was entirely created in the moment while in the shop. The body is constructed of 12/4 (3″) Maple lumber that is laminated together and then sculpted with a variety of grinders and sanders. This sits atop eleven Ash legs that are dyed purple. Each leg is set into the body at a slig..
From the designers: Anima was bud from observation, from the special link created between a man and a chair, between a soul-body and a furniture-body. Following a line of contact points between the body and the chair, the sensation is of an infinite and fluid line. Anima is made of 3 mm of stainless steel plate in self production. from contemporist
Lukas Peet, a recent graduate of the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands, now living and working in Canada, has designed the Surface Tension writing desk. The desk features leather stretched over a wood frame creating a hard/soft writing and working surface, allowing a pen to easily glide on a single piece of paper, as well as being comfortable on your hands, wrists, and elbows. Concept:..