Posts tagged as 'stool'

Detail of 'Triz In' stoll by Michael Blumenfeld

Following his ‘research to find the boundaries of raw material properties,’ a young Israeli designer and recent Industrial design Graduate of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Michael Blumenfeld has realised this neat solid wood stool called ‘Triz In’ (Hebrew for ‘wedge’). Based on the principle of splitting wedge, the curvilinear stool is constructed by insertion of three wedges between two thin plates of wood without the use of any additional parts or joints. Watch how a plain, untreated plank is transformed into a finished stool in the video below. (more…)

Wed 11.4.

Diaphragm stool by BIHAIN (BE)

Posted by Susanne Fritz on 11.04.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

Diaphragm stool by BIHAIN

Diaphragm is a stool based on three identical elements, fitted at the standard angle of 90° – the twisted look gives an expression of dynamism and movement.

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ONE SQUARE STRAW stool by Studio Greiling

Today straw craft is one of the most challenged crafts in the Nordic countries. Due to high production costs straw craft is mostly outsourced into countries where handlabor is cheaper. As a result skills and knowledge are rapidly disappearing. But straw has many advantages. It grows locally and it is widely available, it is cheap as a material and there are multiple ways to use it. Moreover it is environmentally friendly. It is thus worth to explore what the material and the craft could mean today.

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Wed 28.3.

‘Hoc’ stool by Jehs + Laub for Brunner (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 28.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Hoc' stool by Jehs + Laub for Brunner

An updated, modern reinterpretation of the archetypal, simple stool, ‘Hoc’ is the latest design created by the Stuttgart-based design duo Jehs + Laub. Originally developed for the US manufacturer Davis Furniture, ‘Hoc’ has recently been released in Europe by Brunner. Made of plywood and composed of three identical parts, the streamlined design is available in two heights. (more…)

Mon 26.3.

‘JL Faber’ collection by Julian Löhr for Loehr (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

Detail view of the 'JL 3 Faber' bistro table by Loehr; photo by Stefan Höderath

Established only few months ago, in December 2011, Loehr is a Hamburg-based family-run brand specialiasing in design and development, manufacture and distribution of premium furniture made from natural materials. As part of their first collection, Loehr has unveiled this series of ‘JL Faber’ stools and tables designed by Julian Löhr during this year’s edition of imm cologne fair. Developed in solid oak, ‘JL Faber’ encompasses four products: a stool, bar stool, and a side and bistro tables. Characterised by a clean, geometric form of the three-legged base reminiscent of the ‘traditional half-timbered houses of northern Europe’, the ‘JL Faber’ collection is available in natural oak or stained in five colours. (more…)

Sat 10.3.

‘Hako’ stool by Yukari Hotta (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 10.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Detail view of Yukari Hotta's 'Hako' stool

‘Hako’, Japanese for ‘box’, is quite literal description of the recent product created by a young Tokyo-born Copenhagen-based designer Yukati Hotta. Composed of five separate parts, the beautifully minimalist and quintessentially Japanese ‘Hako’ is a simple, cushion topped wooden stool which can double as a neat, ribbon-wrapped storage piece. ‘Hako’ was presented last month at Greenhouse exhibition during this year’s edition of Stockholm Furniture Fair. (more…)

'SuperSputnik' stool by Ahmet Sismanoglu for Sisman

Inspired by the unmistakable form of the famous Soviet satellite launched in 1957, ‘SuperSputnik’ is an extremely reduced, three-legged stool designed by a Germany-based engineer, designer and producer Ahmet Sismanoglu for his own company, Sisman. Delicate in its pared-down appearance , the stool weights a mere 2kg but is in fact very sturdy due to the carefully-calculated ‘wire frame that offers a flexible seat top into bending and turning direction but remaining stiff vertically up to 300kg.’ (more…)

Sat 25.2.

‘Tab’ stool by Nadadora for Sancal (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 25.02.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Tab' stool by Nadadora for Sancal

A Valencia-based design studio Nadadora have realised this minimalist, curved chestnut veneer stool for a Spanish furniture brand Sancal. Available in two heights and in wide range of shades, ‘Tab’, which can also be used as a small coffee table, was inspired by ‘trobos’: a Spanish word that describes hives made from hollow logs, very typical of the northern Iberian Peninsula. (more…)

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