Combining the creative desires of sketching and furniture design, the Drawing Series from Jinil Park is a fascinating range of steel wire furniture.
The two chairs, two tables and a lamp give of the appearance of rough sketches brought into 3 dimensional form through studied design.
“The key point of my work is the moments where the line [...]
Usually it would be the height of rudeness to call someone’s collection of furniture a load of rubbish, but in the case of Dutch designer Ruben Thier‘s original Organic Factory furniture it happens to be true! Created from reclaimed materials from factory floors and refuse sites, the collection brings together a fresh approach to designing chairs and [...]
There is nothing quite like a finely tailored suit to express a certain finesses and elegance to a person. When transposed onto seat or a sofa, a suite of seats can easily retain this particular class and fashionable authority.
Designer Jorge Pensi certainly thought so, and his exploration of these ideas in his Afrika Sofa Collection highlights the [...]
Design graduate Joe Buttigieg revealed his M6 chair at the New Designers 2013 exhibition in London earlier in the year. The stylish and innovative piece created from tubular steel is intended for simple storage and flexible movement. By hooking the chair onto a table or desk, the chair can quickly make itself at home whatever room it [...]
Giving an impression of vibrancy and life renewal is hugely important in all kinds of designer activities. That combination of the human brain and the natural world is not always an easy one to achieve, but if the inspiration and the effort can respond, the rewards are often impressive. This is certainly the case with Veronika Szalai’s [...]
As anyone who has ever moved home will know very well, the deconstruction and reconstruction of furniture items is not always the simplest of tasks. Often we’re left wishing for a design with a bit more portability. Thankfully, the Swedish designers Kristian Andréason and Kristin Leibel have come up with something that might just do [...]
Even in today’s digital world of iPads, tablets and laptops, there is still very much a place for books. And that place for most of us is in a bookcase. Reinier de Jong certainly thinks so. His remarkable design for an extending bookcase- the REK- has just gone into production. The bookcase makes use of [...]
Not all of us have the space in our living quarters for something like this, but if you can spare the room there is nothing quite like it. A walk-in wardrobe is the perfect dream of fashionistas everywhere, and when they look as good as this who can blame them?
Dreamed up by the industrial designer Hosun [...]
In these times of concern regarding material shortages, the need to find ecologically sound products for interiors and furniture is a constant. Luckily for us (and the planet), more and more original thought is going into designing and providing sensible solutions for day to day living. Take these furniture designs from Chairigami for example. Calling the [...]
A home doesn’t truly feel like a home until the crowning glory of every living room is sorted out – the sofa. The centrepiece of many modern homes, it is the hub for all leisure and relaxing activities. It is also a piece of furniture that has remained remarkably unchanged in the last few decades. [...]