Posts tagged as 'Chairs'
Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.01.2014 - Tagged as: Chairs, Okamura, task chairs
A clever ring structure, visible on the backs of the chairs in Okamura’s ‘Sabrina’ series, ensures the user receives continuous support regardless of the direction in which they stretch, while lending the furniture a distinctive aesthetic presence
Almost 70 years in business and forward-thinking Japanese manufacturer Okamura, renowned for, among other products, its super-engineered office furniture, shows no sign of taking its eye off the ball of innovation. Sit up straight, people. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)
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Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.01.2014 - Tagged as: Chairs, H Furniture
Leather chair by H Furniture
UK-based furniture brand H Furniture has created a seating collection constructed from light wood and dark black leather, with pieces taking inspiration from mid-century Scandinavian design.
‘Chairik’ by Erik Magnussen and Eske Kath for Engelbrechts
The signature stacked houses of illustrator Eske Kath adorn a limited edition of Danish furniture brand Engelbrechts’ popular ‘Chairik’, a stacking chair originally designed by Erik Magnussen in 1996.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.07.2013 - Tagged as: Chairs, Julien Renault
‘Park’ chair by Julien Renault
Julien Renault’s ‘Park’ chair is inspired by the classic slatted wood park bench, a basic piece of furniture that is comfortable, economical and in most cases, anonymous.
‘ST1112′ chair by Sven Temper, photo: Sven Temper
Designer artist Sven Temper will be showing his ‘ST1112′ chair at the upcoming Hans-Peter Jochum gallery exhibition “Sven Temper Raumbilder” (“Spatial Pictures”), a unique take on ordinary household furniture.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.03.2013 - Tagged as: Cappellini, Chairs
‘Trez’ chair by Zanini de Zanine for Cappellini
For Salone del Mobile 2013 in Milan, Italian design brand Cappellini will be showing three new chairs, “three different stories that each represent the brand’s soul: a new product by a famous designer, the evolution of a Cappellini long-seller to meet the tastes of an attentive market and a scouting project to enhance the contribution of different worlds.” says Cappellini. The ‘Trez’ chair by Zanini de Zanine above, a strong graphic design inspired by Brazilian culture, is the fruit of “Cappellini NEXT 2012″, a talent scouting project which traveled to five continents for a project to be completed and included in the 2013 Cappellini collection.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.01.2013 - Tagged as: Cassina, Chairs, Philippe Starck
‘Passion’ chair by Philippe Starck for Cassina
Cassina presented new versions of ‘Caprice’ and ‘Passion’, chairs designed by Philippe Starck, at imm. Innovation led by cutting-edge technology in manufacturing has allowed Cassina to develop more complex versions of the chairs.
Milan 2012: 'K%: black & black collection' by Nendo: photo © Architonic
Yesterday evening, on the eve of the official opening of this year’s edition of Salone del Mobile, we took a stroll around Via Tortona, where the coinciding Tortona Design Week takes place. Located in Milan’s creative district, the event brings together some of the biggest names in industrial design as well as young, emerging designers who present individual, site-specific exhibitions and installations in a limited and coordinated area of Tortona. And that’s where, at number 32, we have wandered into a spacious, darkly lit room where Oki Sato of much-acclaimed practice Nendo is showcasing ‘black & black’ – the first collection launched by K%. (more…)