The Art of Steam Bending by David Trubridge

We turn our attention now to David Trubridge, one of New Zeland’s most iconic and innovative furniture designers in an engaging short film I enjoyed watching earlier this morning. Created as a means to document the process behind one of the designers creations we are taken inside the company workshop and offered a glimpse of the Sling model being built which is part of the limited edition signature range. As you might of …

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The Maestro Stool by The Andes House

No fuss, no clutter, just an underlying simplicity that you can take a hand in thanks to design studio The Andes House who present us with the Maestro stool. Their creative team, which is based in Chile, is made up of seven individuals who develop work across the mediums of art, design and architecture respectively. This diverse range of talents is slowly gaining international recognition for their collective work, so I thought it was about time we brought …

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Short film on Furniture Designer Staffan Holm

There’s nothing like a little bit of Nordic design to start the week off, so I was delighted to come across this short documentary which follows the work of Swedish furniture designer Staffan Holms as he prepares for his latest exhibition. This film has actually been put together as part of the fifteenth Salone Satellite event which is being celebrated by featuring a number of inspirational young designers and following their day to day …

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Handcrafted Furniture By Denis Milovanov

It’s always refreshing and inspiring to see natural, sustainably sourced materials being used in the creation of new ideas. The work of Russian sculptor Denis Milovanov is a fine example of combining ingenuity with common sense, as he crafts wooden furniture out of natural wood found in dead or damaged trees. I’ve never quite understood why there isn’t any laws or restrictions on creating objects out of …

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