Posts from February 2013

Thu 28.2.

‘Cubious’ bookshelf by Kristina Lindqvist (FI)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Cubious' bookshelf by Kristina Lindqvist

‘Cubious’ bookshelf by Kristina Lindqvist

‘Cubious’, by Kristina Lindqvist, is a neo-classical bookshelf with a curious geometrical cube pattern that, aided by subtle shades of colour, creates an optical illusion.

 

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'Spectrum' table by Isabella Sundqvist, photo: Nayab Ikram, Jogan F. Karlsson, Oliver Andersson, Esa Luoto, Ragnar Rael

‘Spectrum’ table by Isabella Sundqvist, photo: Nayab Ikram, Jogan F. Karlsson, Oliver Andersson, Esa Luoto, Ragnar Rael

The role of rainbows as guideposts in ancient Mayan culture plays a role in the creation of Isabella Sundqvist’s colourful laminated glass ‘Spectrum’ table.

 

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Wed 27.2.

‘Alf’ chair by Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Alf' chair by Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund

‘Alf’ chair by Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund, photo: Emil Monty Freddie

Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund’s Alf is a distinct and multifunctional piece of furniture. Outwardly a chair, it combines a clothing rack, a table and a chair, and says Hytte, “with its uniqueness and slightly quirky personality it invites you to use it in various spaces and situations.”

 

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6at6 clock by Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff for Victor Hunt

6at6 clock by Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff for Victor Hunt

At the upcoming Design Days Dubai, Belgian designers Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff, also known as ‘Humans since 1982′, will be presenting a number of chronological works including this limited edition clock consisting of six clocks that show the digit “6″ at six o’clock.

 

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Tue 26.2.

‘Frigg’ sofa by Marianne Kleis (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Frigg' sofa by Marianne Kleis

‘Frigg’ sofa by Marianne Kleis, photo: Steen Gyldendal

With its smooth shell on the outside and quilted inside, ‘Frigg’ by Marianne Kleis is a comfortable piece of furniture designed for only one, or two, people.

 

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'Kajen Hammock' park bench by Thomas Bernstrand

‘Kajen Hammock’ park bench by Thomas Bernstrand for Nola

Conventional wooden slats were used to craft the seat, backrest and armrests of the ‘Kajen Hammock’ park bench by Thomas Bernstrand - but its design is completely unique, a metal frame encases the seat and attaches it to the metal base for spring-like comfort. In addition the wooden slats follow the contours of the body (the hammock part) creating a uniquely ergonomic experience, for a park bench.

 

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Mon 25.2.

‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Ski' coat rack by Oki Sato for Swedese

‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese

Three ski pole shaped legs, upturned and leaning against each other for balance, form the minimalist ‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese.

 

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‘Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.02.2013 - Tagged as:

'Cut-out Prints' by OKOLO: Gabriella Crespi, Coffee table, 1970s, Italy

‘Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO: Gabriella Crespi, Coffee table, 1970s, Italy

A series of mid-century coffee, and low, tables are preserved and presented in a fresh new way in Czech design collective OKOLO’s ‘Cut-out Prints’.

 

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