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Posts tagged as 'wood'

Thu 8.12.

‘Tom & Jerry’ stools by Konstantin Grcic for Magis (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 08.12.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Tom & Jerry' stools by Konstantin Grcic for Magis

Having created one of Magis‘ most celebrated pieces – the angular, instantly-recognisable Chair_One in 2003, the ubiquitous German designer Konstantin Grcic continues his collaboration with the Italian manufacturer who has recently unveiled Grcic’s latest products, a pair of three-legged workshop stools. Made of solid beech, the archetypal, modest stool has been updated and reinterpreted by the Munich-based designer through the introduction of adjustable, contrastingly-coloured swivel screw made of self lubricant polypropylene. (more…)

'Zanco' modular container system by Eddie Figueroa

The Milan-based industrial designer Eddie Figueroa Feliciano has realised this wooden container system which stems from an idea of the simple architecture building system commonly found in Puerto Rican and Caribbean Islands Favelas prior to the industrialisation processes that were introduced after the Second World War.

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'M_Cocoon' pendant lamp by Gael Wuithier for Woodlabo (FR)

The young French furniture designer and carpenter Gael Wuithier, who has established the France- and Finland-based Woodlabo in 2010, has sent us the images of his latest product – a wooden pendant light called ‘M_Cocoon.’ Available in various sizes and differing shapes, the pared-down lamp consists of numerous wooden slats which encircle the lightbulb creating a sunburst shadow effect. (more…)

Wed 19.10.

Artist Retreat by 0 to 1 (US)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 19.10.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Artist Retreat by 0 to 1 (US)

Tamara Petrovic and Garner Oh, the duo behind the New York-based architectural and design practice 0 to 1 have designed this angular ‘work / live’ Artist Retreat located in the southern Finnish town of Fiskars. (more…)

'Woods' pendant light by Héctor Serrano for arturo alvarez

The London-based design office of Héctor Serrano has recently realised this eye-catching pendant lamp for the Spanish lighting specialist arturo alvarez. ‘Inspired by the magic of a forest and the light [that] escapes through its majestic trees’, Woods appears to be suspended midair while the softly glowing light emanates through the multiple layers of birchwood bars. (more…)

Tue 27.9.

‘Rip’ chair by Läufer + Keichel for Schneiderschram (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 27.09.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Läufer + Keichel's 'Rip' chair is composed from 21 solid wood slats

The Berlin-based practice Läufer + Keichel has just sent us these images of their recently-developed chair, ‘Rip’. Composed from a total of 21 differently-sized solid wood slats, the chair features an innovative, flexible backrest that adapts to user’s movements. The design will be put into production by the German manufacturer Schneiderschram in October. (more…)

Thu 15.9.

Habitare 2011: ‘Luukku’ chair by Satoshi Ohtaki

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.09.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Luukku' chair by Satoshi Ohtaki

It might very well be due to our recent obsession with this book, but we couldn’t help but notice that this curiously-detailed ‘Luukku’ chair created by the Japanese-born architect, designer and the Aalto University School of Engineering student Satoshi Ohtaki is in fact, smiling.

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Mon 12.9.

‘Mouri’ series by Rends Design Works (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 12.09.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

The intricate joinery of the 'Mouri' series

The Tokyo-based designer Masanao Furukawa of Rends Design Works practice has developed this series of three-legged, wooden furniture whose unorthodox, labyrinthine joinery was inspired by a Japanese maxim: ‘though one arrow can easily be broken, three arrows banded together cannot.’ The collection, which was presented earlier this year at Milan’s Salone Satellite, encompasses three stools of varying heights, a table and a twig-like coat stand. (more…)