Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

4:30 pm

Spun Chair

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Some things just make too much sense. We like spinning tops, we like chairs. Why not mix the two together? That’s what Heatherwick Studio did with this chair which, most surprisingly, isn’t bad to sit in. Although there are hazards,…

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Friday, March 11th, 2011

Friday, February 18th, 2011

2:30 pm

Linda Vännström ‘Oops’ Chair

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Here’s something we could use. Linda Vännström has designed a chair that turns errant wine spills and other beverage catastrophes and turns them into works of art. Actually, that’s a little disingenuous as this chair takes ink blots and artfully…

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Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

2:30 pm

Appalachian Dining Chair

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Curated turns us onto this piece of news: “The Appalachian Dining chair, from the quirky Rich Brilliant Willing, marries painted steel and wood in a variety of configurations. One that speaks most vividly is with cotton webbed seat, adding a…

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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

2:40 pm

Flip Sofa Table

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Here’s a nice idea. Designer Adrien Rovero has created a chair that flips over to create a table. We like the idea, even though we’re not entirely sure when we’d need to use both purposes. (Found by James)

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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

2:30 pm

Lucky Love Chair

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Curated turns us onto this chair: “Maarten Baptist, a Dutch designer, has unveiled his Lucky Love Chair. The materials shine, as do the construction methods. Handsome in its simplicity, the Lucky Love Chair will launch in full in 2011.” Read…

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Monday, November 22nd, 2010

3:00 pm

Oyster By Kawamura Ganjavian

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Curated turns us onto this space saving chair. “Kawamura-Ganjavian’s Oyster chair is a real space saver. “Oyster is a versatile piece of furniture: when folded it is a cushion, and when unfolded it creates an individual private ‘shelter’. It’s also…

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

6:21 pm

Ned Seating by Jardan

Ned Seating by Jardan

Jardan designers Nick Garnham and Rod Carlson present their latest upholstered seating series – Ned. Described as “Dependable, dapper and always entertaining,” the collection is given personality through “flying ears” and sculpted seats. Dependability comes via hardwood frames, complete with…

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Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

2:28 pm

Lin Chair

Lin Chair

Curated points us to the Lin Chair. “Designed by Japanese trio Leif.designpark, the Lin Chair is produced by De La Espada. The chair features a gently curving arm chair and seat, sat atop slender wooden legs of American walnut or…

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Friday, November 12th, 2010

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