Industrial Design by Yenwen Tseng

Industrial Design by Yenwen Tseng

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.

Furniture, Sculpture & Art by Caroline Schlyter

Furniture, Sculpture & Art by Caroline Schlyter

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.

Lina Bo Bardi’s Bowl Chair

Lina Bo Bardi’s Bowl Chair

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.

Furniture by American Designer Aaron Poritz

Furniture by American Designer Aaron Poritz

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.

Florian Saul, Furniture Design and Development

Florian Saul, Furniture Design and Development

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.

Neutra Boomerang Chair by VS America

Neutra Boomerang Chair by VS America

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.

Seven Möbelstücke by Herbert Schultes Design

Seven Möbelstücke by Herbert Schultes Design

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 …

Branca by Marco Sousa Santos

Branca by Marco Sousa Santos

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 …

Miyazaki Chair Workshop, Japan

Miyazaki Chair Workshop, Japan

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 …

Haley Chair by Alexander Rehn

Haley Chair by Alexander Rehn

Yesterday I received my new Aalto stool, this time I went for the classic Stool 60 which has three legs and comes in the standard wood (I find this more authentic and original looking). I’m hoping to invest in something more substantial at a later date, possibly an office chair for work, which means it would get a lot of use! Something that’s come up after a discussion with another individual is the category of outdoor furniture, which isn’t some …