Posts tagged as 'chair'

Fri 30.11.

‘Pole’ chair by Paul Nederend for Odesi (NL)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 30.11.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Detail view of the ‘Pole’ chair by Paul Nederend

Dutch designer Paul Nederend has collaborated with The Hague-based furniture brand Odesi on this brightly-coloured easy chair called ‘Pole’. Composed of an European oak frame produced employing traditional techniques, the chair is upholstered in the much-praised high-wearability Hallingdal fabric by Kvadrat. The chair is available in four colour versions: yellow, green, light-grey or dark-grey. (more…)

Wed 21.11.

‘Twig’ chair by Chad Wright for Council (US)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 21.11.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

‘Twig’ chair by Chad Wright for Council

Inspired by the iconic Golden Gate Bridge “peeking through the fog”, the Californian designer Chad Wright has realised this extremely reduced, metal-and-wood chair for the young San Francisco-based furniture brand Council. Available in variety of vibrant as well as muted colours, the stackable ‘Twig’ chair comes in two versions intended for either outdoor or indoor use.


Detail of ‘Stool 01′ by Daphna Laurens for Wittmann; photo by Daphna Laurens

On the occasion of this year’s edition of Vienna Design Week which took place earlier in autumn (28.09 – 07.10.2012), Eindhoven-based design duo Daphna Laurens have been commissioned by the Austrian upholstered furniture specialist Wittmann Company to ‘exchange design ideas and produce a tangible outcome, be it a product or installation.’ Following this brief, the studio have realised this striking and decidedly tangible, two-piece seating collection which was presented at the Passionwege exhibition. (more…)

Fri 19.10.

‘330’ chair by Läufer + Keichel for Thonet (DE)

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‘330’ chair by Läufer + Keichel for Thonet

The Berlin-based practice Läufer + Keichel have teamed up with Thonet and the result of this collaboration, the ‘330’ chair will be officially launched during the upcoming edition of the Orgatec fair which will take place next week (23 – 27.10) in Cologne. Inspired by ‘the ambience of artists’ studios, theatre stages and literary cafés’, the chair is part of the ‘330’ product family which also includes a table and armchair designs. (more…)

Thu 18.10.

‘190’ chair by Lievore Altherr Molina for Thonet (DE)

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‘190’ chair by Lievore Altherr Molina for Thonet

The Barcelona-based design studio Lievore Altherr Molina have recently collaborated with the acclaimed German furniture brand Thonet on this collection of upholstered chairs called ‘190’. The series, which is accompanied by a similarly simple, no-frills ‘1190’ table, is available in either oiled oak or walnut, with or without armrests and with leather or textile cover. (more…)

Tue 16.10.

‘Republica’ chair by Patrick Norguet for Drucker (FR)

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‘Republica’ chair by Patrick Norguet for Drucker

The Parisian product designer Patrick Norguet has realised the ‘Republica’ chair for the manufacturer of classic French bistro furniture Drucker. Speaking of this collaboration and his recent design Norguet says: ‘Republica is above all the desire to seek out our history, several years ago I discovered the firm Drucker and its history. I wanted to take the time to think about a chair which would be in line without much “fanfare.” ‘ (more…)

‘Pelt’ chair by Benjamin Hubert for De La Espada

Award-winning British industrial designer Benjamin Hubert has collaborated with the Portuguese manufacturer De La Espada on this visually light, stackable chair called ‘Pelt’. Twelve months in the making, the design features a thin, birch plywood shell which ‘wraps around a solid ash frame, akin the skin over an animal’s skeleton’ and the chair was launched during this year’s edition of the London Design Festival. (more…)

Mon 8.10.

‘So-So’ chair by Jean Nouvel for Emeco (US)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 08.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘So-So’ chair by Jean Nouvel for Emeco

The Parisian Pritzker-prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel has collaborated with the American chair specialists Emeco on this minimalist seating collection called ‘So-S0.’ The series, which includes chair and barstool designs, is made of recycled aluminium and it will be officially launched later this month in Belgium during Kortrjik Interieur (20-28 October). Shedding some light on the rather ambiguous name of his collection, Jean Nouvel explains: “This chair is special because it intimately embraces the body. But compared to my girlfriend, it is just So-So.” (more…)