Posts tagged as 'modular system'

Mon 11.2.

Systematic: furniture that grows on you

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

German designer Werner Aisslinger’s 'ADD' modular furniture programme for Flötotto

German designer Werner Aisslinger’s ‘ADD’ modular furniture programme for Flötotto

In these economically uncertain times, planners and consumers are thinking now more than ever about the longevity of furniture and more specifically, the option of adding to them or reconfiguring them at a later stage built into the design. Architonic looks at some of the new and innovative furniture programmes, modular in nature, that were shown alongside augmented and reworked favourites at the 2013 Cologne fair. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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‘Spine’ storage system by Robert Bronwasser for Cascando

Lacking backbone? Feeling spineless? Fear not. A product highlight of this year’s Interieur 2012 design biennale in Kortrijk will sort you out: Dutch designer Robert Bronwasser’s exquisitely formed ‘Spine’ storage system for Netherlands-based design manufacturer Cascando. (more…)

‘A-chair’ by jehs+laub for Brunner

Stuttgart-based design duo jehs+laub have designed a highly rational, modular chair for German contract-furniture brand Brunner, whose name – the ‘A-chair’ – is derived from its graphic, A-shaped silhouette.

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Wed 22.2.

‘Stream’ modular sofa by Arik Levy for Palau (NL)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 22.02.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Detail view of the 3-seater version of 'Stream' sofa by Arik Levy for Palau

Designer, artist, technician, photographer and filmmaker – there seems to be no end to the talents of the ubiquitous Arik Levy and this time, the French-Israeli creative has collaborated with a Dutch design label Palau to create a modular, adjustable sofa system called ‘Stream’. Due to be showcased in March 2012 at Palau’s new showroom Design Post Amsterdam and Utrecht’s centre for interior design Toonkamer, the sofa is be available as either one-, two- and three-seater, with one of its elements functioning as a table with a conveniently-positioned, in-built storage unit.

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'Montana Shelving system' by Peter J. Lassen for Montana Møbler

Danish manufacturer Montana Møbler has launched a new, minimalist ‘handle-less’ model of its famous customisable storage system designed by company’s founder Peter J. Lassen. Presented at the Design Post exhibition during last week’s imm cologne fair, the recently developed version encompasses ‘drawers and doors without handles [which] can be opened and shut with a light pressure on the front. The selected drawer and door models are available in all Montana’s 42 lacquer colours.’ (more…)

'Dune' by Rainer Mutsch

Rainer Mutsch designed this new modular seating system for the German manufacturer Eternit, specialist for fibre cement panels. With ‘Dune’ the Austrian designer follows in the footsteps of the famous Willy Guhl who created the first Eternit armchair in 1954.

Don’t miss the intresting video of the production process!

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'Movie' by Rane Vaskivuori / Valvomo for Martela

The Finnish manufacturer Martela recently launched this new modular lobby furniture by the Helsinki based designer Rane Vaskivuori, member of the studio Valvomo Architects. ‘Movie’ consists of only two modules: a seat with a backrest and a seat without a backrest, which can be freely combined to form large sofa groups. The backrest version can also be used alone as an armchair.

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'Tears' modular coffee table by Patricia Urquiola

The Spanish manufacturer Viccarbe presented at this year’s Habitat Valenica a prototype of this modular coffee table by Patricia Urquiola. The table can be combined with four different tops and trays.

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