When I saw the Alex chair designed by Isaac Piñeiro for the unusually named 'Omelette' I had to share it here. It's a little kick back to the Jean Prouvé forms but with much thinner lines and quirky details such as the inverted arm rests and a swooping back.
Kalon is a furniture brand founded in 2007 by Michaele Simmering and Johannes Pauwen with their focus revolving around functional forms using natural materials that are sure to stand the test of time.
The term 'visual calm' is one that grabbed my attention and made me want to write this piece on Hallgeir Homstvedt, a Norwegian industrial designer who designs fantastic lighting.
Bob Dinetz is not only an accomplished graphic designer he is also a talented potter that makes thin forms that are nearly always functional from both porcelain and stoneware clay.
Inspired by mid-century modern designs, Cantilever used sustainable materials and sourced inspiration from the Australian aesthetic and architectural landscape to create this shelving system.
Opendesk is an open source project linking designers with local makers, making it possible to produce functional and simple pieces of CAD furniture in many parts of the world.
It's great to be able to support and promote like-minded creatives. Today I'm highlighting the work of French designer Carolina Gomez who resides in Bordeaux, France.
Contemporary lights inspired the colours of the Venetian lagoon, purposely using the reflection on the surface as inspiration, hinting at an imaginary city moving beneath the surface.
These furnitures titled under the name 'ROOM' have both functional and playful elements. Using plywood they've created furniture as rooms, giving each object a house where it can reside.
Bold and jagged shapes by Philadelphia based ceramicist Ian Andersson, who deconstructs traditional utilitarian forms that we use everyday.
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