Archive for the ‘Furniture’ Category
Made for your garden, this mobile bench goes anywhere you want. Designed by Rogier Martens, it was originally shown at Dutch Design Week. We want one, don’t you?
Bet you didn’t know October is design month in Bulgaria. With its theme as “The Art of Creating Quality of Life”, it aims to attract a “full kaleidoscope” of works from all the fields of of design. Some of the projects which won awards from an international jury, were stunning in their simplicty, beauty and function. We’ve highlighted just a few: the “Cradle Light” and the “Hug” chair.
Nina Jobs has recently launched a new collection of wall paper for Borås Tapeter/Eco Tapeter.
The calm and smooth movements of the Leander Cradle make your child feel safe while stimulating the senses, just like being in the mother’s womb. The child can make the cradle swing slightly, either independently or with the help of a comforting hand. Design and functionality blend together to create an aesthetic and practical piece of furniture. Workmanship of the highest quality is applied to even the smallest detail. Awarded First Prize at the Salon Génération Bébé in Paris.
In San Francisco’s Pacific Heights, Bae is noted for home accessories ideal for outfitting a home office. Mirrors trimmed with seashells. Vases crafted from coral. Starfish napkin rings and glossy abalone shells. Matt Bissinger and David Caler have a taste for decadent glass—everything from lamps to hourglasses—but you’ll also find bowls carved from the stumps and roots of Chinese fir trees, faux blossoms, leather-bound journals, dashing magnifying glasses, and deliciously scented bath salts and pampering potions from the Elizabeth W collection made in San Francisco. Pens made from flatware stems may inspire you to compose a message in a bottle and throw it out to sea.
Nest revives la vie bohème with handmade gladiator sandals by Matt Bernson, breezy sun dresses and tunics, as well as artisan handbags, wallets and jewelry by San Francisco’s Forty-Nine Square Miles. However, it’s the home accessories that we adore. The artfully cluttered boutique calls to mind a Parisian flea market with plenty of accroutements for feathering your nest: rugs, servingware, hardbound tomes on entertaining, and bird cages perched atop high shelves. Chandeliers resembling nests put the finishing touches on the store’s refreshingly organic aesthetic.
A basic but stunning piece for showcasing your Louboutins—or perhaps objets d’art or office supplies. Available in walnut, white ash or vg fir, these shelves by 659 Design can be mounted to hollow sheet rock walls or wood framing (which means you can use it almost anywhere). Shelves are made from coated aluminum or near-transparent acrylic and you can order a sample of each material to see which goes best with your existing décor.
BLÅ STATION is a family business, established in 1986 and based in the little seaside town of Åhus on the Swedish south-east coast, where the sea is forever restless. The new stool Bimbo from Blå Station stackable made in sober Scandinavian design. Made of natural or stained compression moulded layerglued birch. You can buy it overseas from Scandinaviandesigncenter.com
The Tree from Martela is a space divider designed by Professor Eero. Intended for restaurants and other public spaces, the Tree is also a sculpture, and will surely find its way into private homes, just as many other products designed by Professor Aarnio have done. The Tree is made of techno-recyclable polyethylene.