Posts tagged as 'chest of drawers'

'Ehrfurcht' ('awe') by Pour les Alpes

'Ehrfurcht' ('awe') by Pour les Alpes

Under their newly founded label ‘Pour les Alpes’ the Swiss designers Tina Stieger and Annina Gaehwiler presented their collection of furniture at the Mint shop during this year’s London Design Festival.

'Ehrfurcht' by Pour les Alpes

'Ehrfurcht' by Pour les Alpes

The collection ‘echos’ is an award-winning furniture serie of the ‚echoes’ competition announced by the Swiss Arts Council ‚Pro Helvetia’.

“The three chests of drawers have been created in close cooperation with five different artisan craftsmen from two Swiss regions, Grisons and Appenzell. Shingle-making, wood-carving and lace-making: artisanal techniques, which are still present in the Swiss alpine region and above all, deeply rooted in everyday life.”

'Neugierde' ('curiosity') by Pour les Alpes

'Neugierde' ('curiosity') by Pour les Alpes

“The individual objects are a tribute to the Swiss Alps and are, in a formal and symbolical way, referring to an identity rooted in the alpine culture. They are telling exceptional new stories, which awake familiar memories but still offer enough space for own interpretations. The names of the pieces of furniture are ‚Ehrfurcht’ (reverence), ‚Neugierde’ (curiosity) and ‚Sehnsucht’ (desire). They all describe a personal point of view of the alpine surroundings.”

'Sehnsucht' ('yearning') by Pour les Alpes

'Sehnsucht' ('yearning') by Pour les Alpes

to the Pour les Alpes website

Fri 5.6.

‘Pure’ by Pastoe

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 05.06.2009 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Pure' by Pastoe

'Pure' by Pastoe

The new cabinet system ‘Pure’ by the Dutch manufacturer Pastoe lives up to its name. This is the result of the cabinet’s clean lines and exquisite finish –the cabinets come with finishing tops that are only 16 mm thick. There is a choice of standing cabinet or hanging cabinet, with a variety of dimensions. ‘Pure’ comes with doors, flaps or drawers; with or without one of the two types of handle.

'Pure' sideboard

'Pure' sideboard

'Pure' chest of drawers

'Pure' chest of drawers

more Pastoe products @ Architonic