Posts tagged as 'chair'
‘Owl’ chair by h220430; photo by Ellie
Drawing their inspiration from two traditional Japanese art and craft techniques of origami and furoshiki, the Tokyo-based practice h220430 (established on April 30th, Heisei 22, hence the name) has realised this easy-to-assemble children’s chair called ‘Owl’. Made from a single sheet of a lightweight EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate), the chair’s straightforward, demountable design aims to ‘help nurture children’s creativity’ while making the chair storage and small-space friendly.
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…)
‘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…)
‘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…)
‘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…)
‘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…)