Archive for July, 2008

Raphael Charles

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

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Two projects by Belgian designer Raphael Charles, whose recycled film vases were spotted at ICFF. His ‘33T’ project is seat/storage container, while ‘Stars’ is a reconfigurable lighting fixture that gives the impression of a constellation.

Cristian Zuzunaga

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

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Cristian Zuzunaga loves pixels. Not only did he design the slick Springfield sofa and steel armed chair for Moroso, Zuzunaga also created an amazing menswear collection based on his pixel passion.

Lila Jang

Monday, July 28th, 2008

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A sofa takes an unusual turn in Lila Jang’s ‘Canape’. The piece was recently part of an exhibition called Parcours Saint-Germain in Paris.

Lincoln Kayiwa

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

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Designer Lincoln Kayiwa sent me an email sharing photos of his latest creation called Tukaani – a sterling silver alternative to the chopstick.

Vincent Van Duysen: Primitives

Friday, July 25th, 2008

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New work from architect Vincent Van Duysen. His latest collection, called ‘Primitives’, is a series of containers made from wood and brass.

Giles Miller

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

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More cardboard creations from the skillful hands of Giles Miller – this time in the form of a grandfather clock and wardrobe.

Tina Roeder

Monday, July 21st, 2008

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In her ‘White Plastic Chair’ series, designer Tina Roeder transforms old, decaying lawn chairs into objects of beauty. Each chair is individually perforated and sanded to create a unique piece.

5.5 Designers: Cloning

Friday, July 18th, 2008

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French studio 5.5 Designers have created made-to-measure seating based on an individual’s weight and posture. The chairs and stools are part of the group’s amazing Cloning series, where everything from furniture to combs are made to order (and made to fit).

D. Billy

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

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Interesting site interventions by artist D.Billy, sometimes it’s as simple as a few balloons. (via today and tomorrow)

Defenestration

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

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An amazing art installation in San Francisco by Brian Goggin. ‘Defenestration’ is a site-specific project, where 23 pieces of cast-off furniture try to escape from an abondoned building. (via yatzer)

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