These furniture solutions, designed by Terence Woodgate for Spanish manufacturer Punt, are both effective and efficient. An exploration in subtraction rather than addition.
Taiwanese designer Yenwen Tseng has created a selection of functional objects that do not boast, they withdraw in to the background, generating both space and order.
As a sculpture student at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Caroline was adept at forming carefully constructed works, challenging aesthetic principles and the concept of form.
The Bowl chair seen here, designed by Brazilian modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi in 1951. Arper has worked hard to interpret this chair so it’s applicable to modern manufacturing methods, whilst still trying to remain faithful to the original design.
These beautiful pieces that I’m highlighting today are by American-born designer Aaron Poritz, who specialises in crafting responsibly sourced hardwood furniture by hand.
German designer Florian Saul, his simplistic furniture was right up my street. Not only that, but I liked how he mixed the materials, for example using a cork seat, which gives the stool an interesting appearance.
There’s a certain list of designers that I’m always on the lookout for, usually news or information regarding their work, so this chair by Richard Neutra was definitely worthy of a showcase.
I’ve been admiring some of these fantastic forms by designer Herbert Schultes, it just goes to show that going back to basics really does work. It also seems that I’ve been drawn to work that has been a collaboration between craftsman and designer, maybe it’s my brain hinting that I should do something like this myself. The concept of this specific collection is to make common things …
It’s always inspiring to see creatives starting new companies, especially in this climate where a lot of businesses are floundering. One thing that’s great about creativity is that it doesn’t cost you anything, as long as you have a passion for something you can make a go of it and come up with an interesting concept that has longevity. In this case a fantastic range of furniture under the name ‘Branca Lisboa’ caught my attention, and is definitely one to look …
Wow! Furniture has really taken a grip here on the site. If you missed it over the weekend, we released a new interview with Chicago based furniture designer and maker Jason Lewis. He’s a fantastic creative so I’d urge you to read through it now. I think he said some very inspiring words, there’s also a mixture of lovely furniture specimens for you all of you to admire on the feature page. I’ve finally made the jump in to woodworking field …