Furniture

Monday, May 7th, 2012

7:00 pm

Thonet Furniture Workshop – A Look Inside

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Here’s a look inside the Thonet furniture workshop—apparently a place where hands-on is the only thing happening. This makes sense, as Thonet bills itself “The World’s Most Tradition-Rich Furniture Manufacturer” (probably sounds better in German: “Wort und Bild zum traditionsreichsten…

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Monday, April 30th, 2012

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

3:00 pm

April Tables – Alfredo Häberli for Nikari

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A look at Alfredo Häberli’s April Tables, designed for Finnish Furniture company Nikari. Part of a project inviting designers to create pieces based around Nikari’s favoured material wood, the Swiss designer produced oak, ash, and birch platforms seemingly floating above their…

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Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

11:00 am

The Simpsons Chair Set – 56th Studio

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It’s Nice That point us towards this incredible Simpsons chair set, a rare example of novelty furniture that makes us smile rather than grimace. Newcomers on the design scene 56th Studio, a Bangkok based multidisciplinary collective, deal in “quirky design and…

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012

11:00 am

Watch | Jens Risom in Conversation

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Jens Risom, Danish Don. At 95 he’s the last remaining member of Playboy’s much reblogged 1961 ‘Furniture Design Pin-Ups’ image, along with the usual suspects – Eero Saarinen, Charles Eames, George Nelson and Co. One of the greats, his is…

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Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Friday, March 16th, 2012

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