Archived entries for Furniture

The Thread Wrapping Machine by Anton Alvarez

The Tread Wrapping Machine, by London based designer Anton Alvarez, is a beautiful tool that Anton created to join any material with only glue coated thread. This “externalised” joint can be used to combine any type or shape of material without the use of conventional fasteners, creating a final product that can grow organically during the wrapping process.

The Thread Wrapping Machine by Anton Alvarez

— Via The Fox is Black

Beams Chair by Eric and Johnny Design Studio

The Beams Chair, designed by two Taiwanese designers, Eric Chang and Johnny Hu of Eric and Johnny Design Studio, is inspired by the iconic construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. The chair is made up of three types of wood sheeting, bent plywood, multiplex and aircraft plywood, each serving a specific purpose and when used in conjunction, eliminates weight and increases stability. The chair was shown at the [D3] Design Contest for young designers at IMM Cologne, and was prototyped by by Sebastian Bächer of Tischlerei Bächer.

Eric and Johnny Design Studio

Lucy folding table by Alexander Lervik for Johanson Design

The Lucy folding table by designer Alexander Lervik for Johanson Design is the perfect marriage of form and function. A brilliant redesign of the standard old folding table, Lervik uses the strength of bent steel legs and a simple mechanism that uses the table’s own weight to lock the legs in place.

Lucy folding table by Alexander Lervik for Johanson Design

On A String Table by OK Design

On A String Table by Copenhagen based firm OK Design, is a beautiful combination of wood, steel and rope. Working perfectly as either a desk or a dining table, On A String goes together with only eight bolts, four screws and couple feet of cleverly threaded rope.

Available in two sizes and finishes, 170x90cm or 200x90cm and in either black linoleum or white laminate, the table can be further customized by changing the color or material of the rope. On a String can be purchased direct from OK Design within Europe starting at 1250€ (about $1,700.)

On A String Table by OK Design

— Via MocoLoco

L’étagère-en-bois Shelving by Lucien Gumy

L’étagère-en-bois shelving, by Lucien Gumy, is utter simplicity in solid oak shelving form. An ingenious system that requires no tools (thanks to is beautiful dovetail construction) and allows the user to create infinite configurations.

L'étagère-en-bois Shelving by Lucien Gumy

— Via CoolHunting

Y Collection by A+A Cooren for La Redoute

The Y Console and Y Table, designed by the Paris based studio A+A Cooren for La Redoute, uses simple bent steel legs and thick birch plywood tops to create elegant tables with natural details. The Y Console table uses gravity to support itself on a single pair of legs, leaning against the wall while the Y Table is free standing.

Y Collection by A+A Cooren for La Redoute

— Via DesignBoom

Day Bed One by Another Country

The beautiful, comfortable and elegant Day Bed One by Another Country brings simple forms together with traditional techniques and materials to create a piece that is as at home as a day seat as it is a bed. The structure is hand built from solid FSC oak with a cushion made from organic latex wrapped in organic coir and wool with beautiful Bute fabric.

Day Bed One by Another Country

Clopen Shelf by Torafu Architects

The minimal Clopen Shelf by the Japanese firm Torafu Architects hides a secret drawer inside that is only accessible with a magnetic key. The shelf is built from aluminum and clad in beautiful oak veneer and is perfect for hiding your precious little items.
Clopen Shelf by Torafu Architects

— Via The Milanese

Marionette Table by Simon Busse

The Marionette Table by Stuttgart based designer Simon Busse for the Mox Company is held in a tension/compression stasis by a simple rubber cord and a custom piece of hardware that fits into the slits in the legs.

Marionette Table by Simon Busse

— Via Artibazar

Stammtisch Table by Alfredo Häberli for the Dutch furniture company Quodes

The Stammtisch Table, designed by Zürich-based designer Alfredo Häberli for the Dutch furniture company Quodes, is a simplified solid wood dining table with over sized metal joinery.  The table was named one of the winners of the 2013 Interior Innovation Award.

Stammtisch Table by Alfredo Haberli for Quodes

 



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