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Posts tagged as 'stool'

Mon 3.12.

‘Sidekick Stool’ by Timothy John for Thanks (NZ)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 03.12.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

‘Sidekick Stool’ by Timothy John for Thanks

A Kiwi furniture designer Timothy John has created this linear cork-and-metal stool for a New Zealand-based fashion brand Thanks. Composed of a round cork seat supported by a delicate, steel wire base which is available in either black or white colour versions, ‘Sidekick’ was inspired by “the silhouette of a glass science beaker.”

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Detail of ‘Stool 01′ by Daphna Laurens for Wittmann; photo by Daphna Laurens

On the occasion of this year’s edition of Vienna Design Week which took place earlier in autumn (28.09 – 07.10.2012), Eindhoven-based design duo Daphna Laurens have been commissioned by the Austrian upholstered furniture specialist Wittmann Company to ‘exchange design ideas and produce a tangible outcome, be it a product or installation.’ Following this brief, the studio have realised this striking and decidedly tangible, two-piece seating collection which was presented at the Passionwege exhibition. (more…)

‘Pal’ stool by Hallgeir Homstvedt for One Nordic Furniture Company

Inspired by his childhood fascination with skateboards, the Oslo-based furniture designer Hallgeir Homstvedt has realised this easy to assemble, pared-down stool for the recently-launched Scandinavian design brand, One Nordic Furniture Company. Called ‘Pal’, the simple, flat-packable stool is made of lacquered ash and it is produced in Sweden. Watch the video about ‘Pal’ below… (more…)

Wed 3.10.

‘Hyde’ stool by Assemblyroom (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 03.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Detail view of the ‘Hyde’ stool by Assemblyroom

London-based design duo Assemblyroom have recently unveiled their latest product, this minuscule, vibrantly-coloured stool called ‘Hyde’. Launched at designjuction during the London Design Festival, the fully-upholstered stackable design is produced by specialist automotive manufacturers known for their high standards and top-quality work for the British luxury car manufacturers such as Jaguar or Bentley. (more…)

‘Boet’ stools by Note for Mitab; photo by Mathias Nero

The Stockholm-based design studio Note have recently collaborated with the renowned Swedish furniture manufacturer Mitab on this series of organically-shaped, metal-and-cork stools called ‘Boet’. Inspired by ‘the bird’s nest among the trees’ (‘boet’ meaning ‘nest’ in Swedish), the design is available in two heights and various colourways, and it will be presented at the upcoming London Design Festival 2012 (19 – 23 September) at Design Junction. (more…)

Tue 3.7.

‘Aro’ stool by Oscar Diaz (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 03.07.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Close up of ‘Aro’ stool by Oscar Diaz; photo by Giuliano Koren

As part of ‘Edition of 9′ exhibition which was organised earlier this year for the occasion of Milan’s Ventura Lambrate, the London-based designer Oscar Diaz has realised this lightweight, pared-down wooden stool called ‘Aro’. Handcrafted by local craftsmen from the Vicenza province, the three-legged design incorporates two hoops which, apart from forming the seat, are also intended to serve as a handle. ‘Aro’ is available in either natural or stained black ash. See a series of striking, black-and-white images documenting the production process below. (more…)

Tue 19.6.

‘Rocking Stool’ by Svenja Diekmann (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 19.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Rocking Stool’ by Svenja Diekmann

Unveiled earlier in April as part of a joint exhibition ’2×10′ at Milan’s Ventura Lambrate, this upholstered rocking stool was created by a young German designer Svenja Diekmann. Composed of a simple, metal wire frame and a recycled cotton knitted seat, ‘Rocking Stool’ is available in two sizes and variety of colours. (more…)

The woollen cushion is held in place by a leather lace which has been simply tied around the seat

Born to a Swedish mother and Danish father, the Copenhagen-based designer Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm‘s designs are characterised by the quintessentially Scandinavian simplicity, lightness of form and effortlessly casual flair. Now, following her Gym the Luxe, Beddo and Norr projects, all of which feature a sombre, minimalist colour palette limited to charcoal grey and natural wood hues, she has created this equally reduced stool named after designer’s eldest son, Georg. The four-legged ash wood and wool stool was developed for Danish Crafts‘ MINDCRAFT12 exhibition which was organised on the occasion of Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2012 fair and showcased 16 new works by 12 contemporary Danish artists and designers. (more…)

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