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soft wood

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The foursome from Sweden who can do no wrong, Front, just announced their latest project for Italian furniture company Moroso.

Looking like a handsome chunky wooden bench at first glace, the seating and back rest are actually soft cushions printed with a realistic wood grain pattern. I have always enjoyed Front’s experiments into blurring the lines between the real and unreal and this seems to sum that up in a simple, aesthetically pleasing manner.

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January 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm

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the octopus chair

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Part ’20 000 leagues under the sea’, part classical furniture, the Octopus Chair by Maximo Riera combines the mystical undersea creature and an arm chair with just the right amount of spine-tingle and gently flowing beauty.

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January 18, 2011 at 4:05 pm

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godspeed hunter hanger

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A nice piece of recycled wood, part-wall sculpture, part-coat hanger from the experimental furniture makers Godspeed.

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January 5, 2011 at 10:03 am

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folded

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I always love the idea of making something seem like its something else.( I am sure there’s a big word for that, but I digress.) Raw Edges, an Israeli firm formed by Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay, from whom we recently loved their Coiling Chairs, created a ceramic tile resembling folded paper. The result is something that seems fragile and tactile. Comes in three models, maxifolded, midifolded and minifolded. via experimenta

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December 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm

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cau table lamp

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By using a worker’s lamp and an empty lampshade, Marti Guixé Cau created for Danese Milano the perfect alchemy of high-fashion home furnishing with a low-fi industrial appeal.

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December 4, 2010 at 10:16 am

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cut and paste chair

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The Cut & Paste chair by Icelandic furniture designer Sigurdur Gustafsson is an interesting idea, mashing up four different chairs to form a new one. Comfort is in question of course, but whats comfort if you can look chic and fashionable? via dornob

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November 30, 2010 at 1:34 pm

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taxing art

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An interesting take on taxes and the government. Design studio Beta Tank have designed a chair with moving panels that transform it from a functional object (on which tax is payable at 19%) to an art object (tax payable at 7%). By deliberately creating an object that is purposefully unusable, the object avoids the high tax rate. via Dezeen

 

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November 26, 2010 at 4:40 pm

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lola wood light

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A beautiful lamp made from American Oak veneer. Perfect for any home, modern or rustic, now on sale via CoolHunter.

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November 24, 2010 at 1:04 pm

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the coiling collection

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Raw Edges Studio has done some rather interesting seating and rugs, The Coiling Collection, now on display at the FAT Galerie in Paris. This is fun, colourful and right up my alley!

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November 23, 2010 at 5:50 pm

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the mangas collection

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I cannot get over how amazing the colours look in these long, beautiful new rugs by Patricia Urquiola for Gandia Blasco. via Contemporist

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November 15, 2010 at 12:45 am

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lost in sofa

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Things are continuously getting lost in my couch its not funny. Along comes Tokyo-based architect Daisuke Motogi and makes a problem the entire solution to the Lost in Sofa sofa.Made up of little cubes, you can now hide, tuck, squeeze and stuff all the little secrets into the couch! via core77

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November 9, 2010 at 9:48 am

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still lives

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Isn’t this simply adorable? A pig disguised as a ottoman, or was it an ottoman disguised as a pig? by  Yvonne Fehling & Jennie Peiz

Still lives
Objects for domestic space.

Fitment, toy, luxury good, sculpture.
Stuffed toy, gym equipment.
Projection area.

Confounding.
Adorable.

They deliberately defy all definition.
There is both something confounding and liberating about it.

In any case, they are a welcome change in an unexpected direction.

 

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November 8, 2010 at 7:36 pm

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grandmother’s chair

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A rapid modernisation of an old classic results in a half half of a chair. Half beautifully old and wooden. Another half unapologetically  transparent, modern and new. by h220430

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November 4, 2010 at 2:28 pm

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coatstand by verner panton

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A beautiful classic, the Coat Stand by Verner Panton, re-editioned by Schoenbuch.

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November 2, 2010 at 11:19 pm

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aakkoset by kayiwa

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This is pure fun for any type enthusiast! Now if only you can organise your books by alphabetical order… Comes in all sorts of primary colours, by Kayiwa via DesignMilk.

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October 29, 2010 at 11:55 am

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koffdesigns

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A reclaimed wood bench already gets me going. Add a recycled softdrink carton to its bottom as a functioning drawer? Sold! by KOFFdesigns.

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October 28, 2010 at 10:47 am

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marinemine fireplace

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A steampunk fireplace that looks every bit the fiery inferno is is designed to contain. Made out of old mines (not the coal digging kind, but the blow up the ships hiding underwater kind), these are some serious looking fireplaces. by MarineMine.

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October 28, 2010 at 12:45 am

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granny wall shelf

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A laser cut lace pattern onto power coated shelving hits all the right notes between retro kitch and high tech chic. by Beerd van Stokkum

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October 7, 2010 at 1:08 am

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nendo’s thin black lines

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This Thin Black Line chair by Japanese studio Nendo for the Phillips de Pury & Company took my breath away.

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September 16, 2010 at 10:30 am

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bacterioptica

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You want to look every bit like the mad scientist you are, so when chandelier shopping, you are naturally drawn to the Bacterioptica of course. Madlab crossed petri dishes with optic fibers, just to make it that much stranger.

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September 15, 2010 at 4:59 pm

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koi chair by jarrod lim

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Making its way round the blogs is a beautiful chair by Singaporean Jarrod Lim. Equal parts asian and cosmopolitan appeal, no wonder everyone loves it!

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August 12, 2010 at 12:22 am

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sweet nothing

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A simple, art sculpture by Heartbreakers Design that could function as a bookshelf.. or was it the other way around?

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July 28, 2010 at 3:47 pm

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ron gilad

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Ron Gilad has a interesting way of observing space and its interaction with lines, dimensions and the mind. What results in his explorations are, quite simply, astounding expressions of such pure ideas its impossible not to fall in love.

Ron Gilad’s hybrid objects combine material wit with aesthetic play; they sit on the fat, delicious line between the abstract and the functional.

Gilad is fascinated with philosophizing about the common objects we live with.

His work, which vary from one-off to limited editions and production pieces, have no “expiration date” and reside in both public and private collections worldwide.

Gilad asks unceasing questions in 3D form and fabricates answers that create an arena for fertile doubt.

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July 24, 2010 at 11:37 am

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scrigno cabinets by the campana brothers

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If there’s any design duo who is doggedly consistent about their aesthetics, it will be Brazilian brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana, who are showing us again how their crazy sense of patchwork can work beautifully in a series of wooden cabinets covered in acrylic fragments for Italian brand Edra. via Dezeen

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July 20, 2010 at 2:19 pm

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otto table

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Simple wood and glass and a strong shape makes an amazing table! By Italian designer Paolo Cappello via Contemporist

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July 13, 2010 at 11:29 pm

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abchairs by roeland otten

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Spell it out with your butts… by Roeland Otten

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July 13, 2010 at 5:13 pm

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simple as hell

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There. Done! via Curled & Feathered

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July 12, 2010 at 2:01 pm

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cloud chair by richard hutten

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Will you feel like a god sitting above the clouds? via dezeen by Richard Hutten.

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July 12, 2010 at 11:10 am

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tatum’s lounge

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A delicate looking chair made entirely out of piano keys! via Nine Stories Furniture

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July 9, 2010 at 12:30 am

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stick chair

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Samwoong Lee decided that sticks collapsing into a black hole, and then frozen in time would make a super chair. I have to agree.

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June 30, 2010 at 1:42 pm

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