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Posts tagged as 'Stockholm Furniture Fair'

'Piece of Me' desks by Formellt

‘Piece of Me’ desks by Formellt

Swedish design studio Formellt’s ‘Piece of Me’ (PoM) desks tell stories about force of habit and subtly show the traces of long term usage with telling indents on the table’s surface.

 

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Sun 10.3.

FFdesk by Frida Forsman (FI)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.03.2013 - Tagged as: ,

FFdesk by Frida Forsman

FFdesk by Frida Forsman

Frida Forsman has created a desk with a shelf for items that distract, says she, “Things that disturb your concentration can be placed on the shelf where the leather prevents them from falling off.”

 

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Sun 3.3.

‘Daikanyama’ lights by Thomas Bernstrand for Zero (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.03.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Daikanyama' lights by Thomas Bernstrand for Zero

‘Daikanyama’ lights by Thomas Bernstrand for Zero

Inspired by the streets of the Tokyo district with the same name, Daikanyama is a pendant lighting system that zigzags between walls and and poles.

 

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Thu 28.2.

‘Cubious’ bookshelf by Kristina Lindqvist (FI)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Cubious' bookshelf by Kristina Lindqvist

‘Cubious’ bookshelf by Kristina Lindqvist

‘Cubious’, by Kristina Lindqvist, is a neo-classical bookshelf with a curious geometrical cube pattern that, aided by subtle shades of colour, creates an optical illusion.

 

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'Spectrum' table by Isabella Sundqvist, photo: Nayab Ikram, Jogan F. Karlsson, Oliver Andersson, Esa Luoto, Ragnar Rael

‘Spectrum’ table by Isabella Sundqvist, photo: Nayab Ikram, Jogan F. Karlsson, Oliver Andersson, Esa Luoto, Ragnar Rael

The role of rainbows as guideposts in ancient Mayan culture plays a role in the creation of Isabella Sundqvist’s colourful laminated glass ‘Spectrum’ table.

 

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Wed 27.2.

‘Alf’ chair by Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Alf' chair by Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund

‘Alf’ chair by Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund, photo: Emil Monty Freddie

Signe Hytte and Bettina Duelund’s Alf is a distinct and multifunctional piece of furniture. Outwardly a chair, it combines a clothing rack, a table and a chair, and says Hytte, “with its uniqueness and slightly quirky personality it invites you to use it in various spaces and situations.”

 

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Tue 26.2.

‘Frigg’ sofa by Marianne Kleis (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Frigg' sofa by Marianne Kleis

‘Frigg’ sofa by Marianne Kleis, photo: Steen Gyldendal

With its smooth shell on the outside and quilted inside, ‘Frigg’ by Marianne Kleis is a comfortable piece of furniture designed for only one, or two, people.

 

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'Kajen Hammock' park bench by Thomas Bernstrand

‘Kajen Hammock’ park bench by Thomas Bernstrand for Nola

Conventional wooden slats were used to craft the seat, backrest and armrests of the ‘Kajen Hammock’ park bench by Thomas Bernstrand - but its design is completely unique, a metal frame encases the seat and attaches it to the metal base for spring-like comfort. In addition the wooden slats follow the contours of the body (the hammock part) creating a uniquely ergonomic experience, for a park bench.

 

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