This short film for American furniture maker Emeco really triggered my imagination, a video showcasing some of the processes that go in to making their super strong metal chairs and tables.
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.