It’s not the first time we have written about the work of Norwegian designer Stine Aas. Her work has been a constant source of intrigue for me as she looks to incorporate playful design into the Scandinavian design aesthetic with her beautiful chair series for furniture manufacturer Dims. Of cours
Nature and trees in-particular are the inspiration behind the furniture designs of Aaron Poritz, a Brooklyn-based architect and artist. While in the past Poritz has designed minimalist wooden furniture pieces that have similar aesthetic qualities to that found in Danish design, the artist’s new co
Copenhagen-based architect and designer Else-Rikke Brunn is interested in exploring the creative, sculptural, material, and functional possibilities of wood. Brunn’s distinctive approach to design has resulted in minimal, curved, and interlocking furniture pieces that merge Japanese, Mexican, and
Playful and creative ideas are always tricky to explore when you are in the pursuit of function. You are in many ways beholden the psychological element of design that requires an object to be approachable for it to be useable. Just interjecting a sculptural element can throw off the human psyche, c
French designer Guillaume Delvigne worked with ToolsGalerie to produce a collection of furniture using marble, metal and many other materials that are all inspired by sculpture.
Handcrafted in Milan, Italy is this collection of furniture by Henry Timi that are sometimes blocky and sometimes flowing in form. His design ethos is to follow a language deprived of disorder.
Over the weekend I was pretty lucky to stumble across this amazing imagery that features Franco Albini’s works, some from the past and others that are more recent. I’ve actually discussed Mr Albini before when I pointed out his beautiful desk produced in 1958 by the one and only Knoll. This spec
Neither of us spend much time watching television, however when we do take a little down time we can be caught watching documentaries on vintage antiques and restorations. So today I thought I'd bring a little of this influence into the format and my internet digging landed me upon the webpage of Am
Today I'm going to revisit the one and only Artek, a company who we've talked about many times before here on the blog. Alvar Aalto is a massive inspiration and since Artek was co-founded by the man himself and three other inspired creatives, his wife Aino, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl, it
Last night I thought I'd revisit the Carl Hansen & Son website after I was researching the life and works of Hans J Wegner, a master designer in my mind. All of his furniture is highly inspiring and I love to see the background and context behind each object. Although I'd like to see more of this on
George Nelson is one of my all time favourite designers (yes, I know I've got many) and is possibly one of the most important influential figures in American design. Like most of the creatives that I look up to he tended to cross through different areas, whether it be a graphic artist, an architect,
Marcel Breuer Wassily Chairs and Laccio Tables. On May 3rd the Barbican in London will be holding an exhibition titled Bauhaus: Art as Life which looks at the modern worlds most famous art school. It will feature a rich array of design, sculpture, painting, architecture, film, photography, textiles