Thinkk Studio’s Fluted Glass Table is a beautiful piece of furniture that deserves your attention. The Bangkok-based interior design company, Thinkk Studio, was founded in 2008 by Decha Archjananun and Ploypan Theerachai and have since worked to create timeless design pieces. Recognising Thailand
What is the real attraction of brutalist and monolithic form? I know many seem to despise concrete or stone in the home, saying it’s too cold and it evokes no warmth. Used smartly though there’s an earthy and deep quality that the aesthetically attuned can attest to. I am one of those. M
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
I have always been a big proponent of producing design directed at being beneficial to humanity. Recently though, I have also tried to broaden my way of thinking, studying the ways in which sculptural values can be incorporated in to industrial design as a whole. I think this was what made the Eames
Charles and Ray Eames wrote, “The details are not the details; they make the product”. So true. So what if you really examine those details and reinterpret them. Offering a completely new experience on the traditional and bringing awareness to the simplicities in our everyday lives. That
The simple but colourful designs of Facture Studio definitely have a child-like feel and a modern edge that is sure to put a smile on’ face. The geometric shapes use different shades and tones, although creative there’s definitely a feeling of timelessness thanks to the minimalism in the
We recently released the ‘Kino Stool’ by Memo Furniture in collaboration with Japanese designer Kensaku Oshiro. Born in Okinawa, Kensaku studied at the Polytechnic School in Milan and worked at Barber & Osgerby in London. Oshiro used the inspiration of the surrounding Seattle landsc
It’s exciting when designers who don’t necessarily have the practical skills to produce something themselves, but who have a keen eye for what looks good and what the market needs, collaborate with makers who have the experience and techniques necessary to bring these ideas to fruition.
I’ve noticed quite a few makers in the past year, especially those based in Europe, who have been able to apply their craft as a skill and mix it with modern design to make specific ranges that make it easy for customers to purchase. After owning OEN Shop for more than 10 years it’s been
It was the architect Louis H. Sullivan who first coined the term ‘form over function’ back in 1896. This principle states that the form of a specific design or object should be chosen based solely on its intended function or purpose. Dutch artist Aldo Bakker follows this principle in all
Korean Designer Yun Sohyun's intent with this series titled 'Tone' was to create an "artwork in everyday life" and has achieved this through the use of acrylic and various colours combinations.
Paris-based interior architect and designer Stéphane Parmentier has to be commended for his ability to stray from the rules and make works that have links to everyday life but also have elements of frivolity.