Posts tagged as 'desk'

Tue 4.1.

‘Breakdown’ by Louie Rigano (US)

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'Breakdown' desk by Louie Rigano

The US designer and graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design Louie Rigano realised this series of furniture. The construction is based on joineries which take a backseat to alternative methods that require no tools for assembly.

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Tue 21.9.

PINCH at 100%Design

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 21.09.2010 - Tagged as: , , , , , , ,

'Clyde' side table by PINCH, photo by James Merrell

The British label PINCH is a family run business founded by the product designer Russell Pinch and his wife Oona Bannon. From their studio/showroom in London they develop their beautiful down-to-earth designs, all made by hand and to order in collaboration with local workshops. At this year’s 100%Design the couple will showcase their newest creations. Get a short preview here:

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'Collect' secretary by Wis Design for Schönbuch

The Stockholm based design studio Wis Design enlarged their beautiful eclectic ‘Collect’ family, developed for the German manufacturer Schönbuch, by some new objects: a secretary, sideboard and dressing table. The front of each drawer can be varied by a selection of different types of wood (beech, maple, oak, walnut) and colours.

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Remix #2, desk by Gesa Hansen

The young German designer Gesa Hansen was born into the furniture producing, family-run business Hans Hansen. After graduating from Bauhaus Universität Weimar she founded her own label ‘The Hansen Family’ under which she realised this series of solid wooden pieces. The classic design refers to Gesa’s Scandinavian roots: old archived scetches from the family fund have been combined with functional requirements of our times.

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Wed 4.8.

‘Animal’ by Quentin de Coster (BE)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 04.08.2010 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Animal' by Quentin de Coster

For his small children’s desk the Belgian designer Quentin de Coster found inspiration in the scetches of dogs and tables he asked some five year olds to draw. The beautiful figurative yet simple design results from a mixture of these drawings.

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This year, young designers excelled themselves with the high quality of work on show. In the following video, we present our favourites from the [d3] contest.

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'Unit' by Nosigner for 'AWA'

'Unit' by Nosigner for 'AWA'

The Japanese Designer Nosigner started a new collaboration with the Tokushima Wood & Bamboo Industrial Cooperative Society Confederation and founded the new wood furniture brand ‘AWA’. Their new collection will be presented at this year’s Designtide in Tokyo.

'Unit' by Nosigner

'Unit' by Nosigner

“Tokushima was once called the country of Awa, the tradition of wood furniture was initiated by ship builders. Thus, AWA decided to go back to its Tokushima woodworking roots to form this new and yet traditional project to bring Japan’s wood working culture into the future.”

'Cartesia' by Nosigner

'Cartesia' by Nosigner

'Cartesia' by Nosigner

'Cartesia' by Nosigner

'Cartesia' by Nosigner

'Cartesia' by Nosigner

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‘Kanpyo Udon’ – packaging by Nosigner

Tue 22.9.

Dare Studio at 100% Design London

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 22.09.2009 - Tagged as: , , , , , , ,

The whole collection of Dare Studio

The whole collection of Dare Studio

At this year’s 100%Design in London a new promising manufacturer will launch his first collection: Dare Studio. The company was founded by Sean Dare, who worked as designer for more than ten years producing many commercially successful designs for leading retailers and manufacturers. The pieces he designed for Dare Studio are made in relatively small quantities and show a high standard of craftmanship.

Solid wood chair by Dare Studio

Solid wood chair by Dare Studio

The Katakana Range comprises of a writing / laptop desk, an occasional chair and a low lounge chair. All made in solid walnut with leather detailing. The Writing / laptop desk features a central storage / cable management area to hide away all of those unsightly power packs and cables.

'Katakana' desk by Dare Studio

'Katakana' desk by Dare Studio

All the pieces are locally produced.

Fujiya Floor and Desk lamps by Dare Studio

Fujiya Floor and Desk lamps by Dare Studio

to the Dare Studio website

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