I was taken aback by the simplicity in Australian designer and maker Benjamin Baldwin’s furniture from afar, up-close all the joints and fine details come through. It’s really something to behold.
Jean Louis Iratzoki tends to work with small furniture producers but also dabbles in other areas of the craft field, such as pottery and metal work.
Today, we will be covering an example of a past design movement that tends to be mentioned only briefly, if at all: The Space Age. These products represent the “Brutalism of plastic”.
These simple furniture solutions by French multidisciplinary designer Gautier Pelegrin. Made using a variety of materials, showing that he’s versatile and isn’t one dimensional.
Michael handcrafts each piece of furniture in an old barn in the Hudson Valley of New York. Not surprisingly he’s heavily inspired by Hans J Wegner, which probably accounts for the traditional looking aesthetic.
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 …