Monday, March 30, 2009

Niels and Sven

Nice concept from Dutch Studio Niels and Sven. Using a technique that casts cardboard forms into aluminum, the pair have made several items including seating and tableware. Though the products could be a little more creative, the idea has possibilities. (via pan-dan)

Friday, March 27, 2009

Tom Dixon

New glass pendants and 'Spot' tables (enamel coated cast iron) from Tom Dixon.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Sebastian Brajkovic

New pieces from Sebastian Brajkovic's 'Lathe' series. His work is currently on display at the Carpenters' Workshop Gallery in London.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Drawn From Clay

Recent Eindhoven graduates Lonny van Ryswyck and Nadine Sterk embarked on a science project/craft exploration by studying the soils/clays of the Noordoostpolder region in the Netherlands. The results of their findings are part of the latest exhibit at Gallery Libby Sellers, 'Drawn From Clay - Noordoostpolder', which showcases the research and tableware pieces made by the duo.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Alexander Pelikan

Alexander Pelikan made the 'Plastic Nature' series by combining handmade wooden furniture with injection-molded plastic.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Ditte Hammerstroem: Bunch of Boxes

'Bunch of Boxes' by Ditte Hammerstroem will be on display in Milan as past of Danish Crafts' exhibit, "Shh...Craft is Golden." The piece is designed to be a hanging cabinet from which you can hide all of your small treasures.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Hommin: Necklace & Clothes

New item from Hommin - 'Necklace & Clothes' breaks free from the traditional horizontal clothes rack and allows users to hang their wardrobe from different heights.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

James Patmore

James Patmore, a young British designer, came up with a clever idea for the man who wants to hide his grooming supplies; the 'Armadillo' dresser has wooden sliding panels which reveal small compartments. Also notable is his 'NaCl' light...molecular structures win my heart every time.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Kai Linke: Mirror Chairs

'Mirror' chairs by Kai Linke look like they were inspired by fun house reflections. (via today and tomorrow via yatzer)

5.5 Designers for Coincasa

New table design from 5.5 designers for Coincasa. This modular piece has an interchangeable third leg - users can choose from a book stand, bird cage or light. (via designboom)

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Crinoline by Urquiola

The Crinoline collection is a series of beautiful woven chairs by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia.