Posts tagged as 'stool'

Wed 1.6.

‘Folder’ chair by Vladimir Paripović (RS)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 01.06.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Folder' chair by Vladimir Paripović

Serbian designer and architect Vladimir Paripović has designed this multifunctional wood-and-metal ‘Folder’ chair which was presented as part of the ‘Ghost Project’ at this year’s Mikser Festival, an event celebrating the best of young local talents in the field of industrial design which took place earlier last week in Belgrade. (more…)

Thu 26.5.

‘Working girl’ stool by David Irwin for Deadgood (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.05.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

‘Working Girl’ stool by David Irwin for Deadgood; photo courtesy of David Irwin

Emerging British designer David Irwin has created this stackable utilitarian stool for the young

Newcastle-based manufacturer Deadgood. Aptly-named ‘Working girl’, the design was launched

earlier this week during London’s Clerkenwell Design Week and is part of a series of Deadgood’s

new collaborations with emerging designers. (more…)

'Dexter' stool by Stockholm-based young designer and architect Andreas Farkas has been created in collaboration with the Swedish furniture manufacturer Lammhults


With an abundance of fresh ideas and youthful enthusiasm, it is no news that manufacturers and design houses repeatedly turn to young, up-and-coming designers when expanding or redeveloping their brands. And with a new strategy for 2011, the Swedish furniture manufacturer Lammhults did just that by inviting a number of ‘young designers who have a new approach to Lammhults’ design tradition’ to collaborate with them.


'Succession' collection by Fredrik Färg, photo by Alexander Lagergren

The Swedish designer Fredrik Färg will exhibit some new pieces of his ‘Succession’ collection – a new range of upholstered cupboards – during this year’s Milan Design Week. The organic appearing, seamless pattern of the upholstery is made by ropes tied around the leather and textile covering before being heated.

‘Succession’ will be on show within the ‘Swedish Love Stories’ exhibition at Superstudio Piu.


'Dyneema Chair' completed out of one textile, by Bram Geenen

With his smart and super-lightweight ‘Gaudi’ stool, made from carbon fibre the Dutch designer Bram Geenen caused a sensation. ‘The light room’ is his newest concept – a space whose furnishing, consisting of a shelf, an armchair, a stool and a coffee table wouldn’t weight more than 7,5 kg. Some of the pieces are made from Dyneema® – a highly versatile plastic fibre that has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any manmade material. It is used in aviation and aerospace.

Also, we found this video, which visualises the concept of the ‘Gaudi’ stool very well. Enjoy!


'artisanat du sud', side tables produced in Morocco, by Amandine Chhor & Aïssa Logerot, 2011

The Paris based designer duo Amandine Chhor and Aïssa Logerot realised these fantastic projects in cooperation with local associations and skilled workers from Cambodia and Morocco. ‘artisanat du sud’ is the newest series of furniture handcrafted by women from Akka oasis in Morocco. The tables tops are made from woven palm leaves.


Joe Colombo's 'Birillo Stool' for Zanotta, first launched in 1971, celebrates its 40th anniversary

There’s nothing like celebrating the anniversary of a design classic to make you feel old.

It’s 40 years since future-gazing Italian design legend Joe Colombo’s ‘Birillo Stool’ for Zanotta was first launched. Having made an appearance along the way in Ridley Scott’s 1982 dystopyian film masterpiece ‘Blade Runner’, the piece, with its pop-aesthetic-meets-the-language-of-the-Bauhaus reinforced-plastic and fibreglass base, tubular-steel frame and leather rotating seat, is still as engaging as ever.


'Fedele' by Victor Carrasco for Viccarbe

‘Fedele’ is the new upholstery series designed by Victor Carrasco for the Spanish manufacturer Viccarbe. The monolithic pieces – the family consists of sofa, armchair and pouf – are made from a solid wooden structure covered with expanded polyuretane and polyester fiber.