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Posts tagged as 'oak'

Tue 10.8.

‘Slybox’ drawers by Keiji Ashizawa (JP)

Posted by Simon Keane-Cowell on 10.08.2010 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Slybox' drawers by Keiji Ashizawa; photo Yosuke Owashi

Japanese designer Keiji Ashizawa has designed a highly graphic set of drawers, made of oak-veneered plywood, which lays bare its construction.

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'PLET' low table by Dutch designer Reinier de Jong

Young Dutch designer Reinier de Jong has created a low table called ‘PLET’, whose translucent top consists of 80 different strips of reclaimed Perspex (PMMA). Its oak base comes from a former dining table.

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Fri 11.6.

Pour les Alpes (CH) at DMY Berlin

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 11.06.2010 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Kristall' by Pour les Alpes

'Kristall' by Pour les Alpes

The two young Swiss designers Tina Stieger and Annina Gähwiler – together they founded their studio Pour les Alpes – are currently presenting their newest piece at this year’s DMY Berlin and underline their affinity to hand-crafted processing and rural aesthetics: ‘Kristall’ a plant pot made from oak tree was inspired by the mountain crystal: “arisen from the depths of nature, legendary stories of its discovery and sculptural in its appearance.”

'Kristall' by Pour les Alpes

“As part of the sculpture the plants grow out of a crack which runs along the faceted shape”, the designers explain.

'Kristall' by Pour les Alpes

'Kristall' by Pour les Alpes

to the Pour les Alpes website

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