Thursday, February 25th, 2010

8:33 pm

Harry by Eric Jourdan for Ligne Roset

selectism - Harry by Eric Jourdan for Ligne Roset

Big bodies and slender legs typically don’t go well together. However, Eric Jourdan’s plush “Harry” seating collection for Ligne Roset balances overstuffed upholstered tops with thin metal bottoms rather well. The legs come in two types – straight and a…

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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

5:30 pm

Robin Day Club Sofa

selectism - robin day club sofa

Introduced in 1962, Robin Day’s Club Sofa seems like the perfect place to smoke a cigar and rest after a large steak dinner. Built off a steel frame, the sofa can be covered in either leather or fabric. It can…

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Thursday, January 29th, 2009

11:22 pm

Hans Wegner CH103 Sofa

Hans Wegner CH103 Sofa

Designed for Johannas Hansen in the early 1970s, Hans Wegner’s CH103 sofa has been resurrected by Carl Hansen & Son. The reproduction uses the same steel frame and leather upholstery. If the idea of a black leather sofa scares you,…

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Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

9:49 pm

Form 3 Design

selectism - Form 3 Design

Based in Petaluma, California, Form 3 design specializes in eco-conscious, mid-century inspired spaces and furnishings. Clients have included Huf, Fat Lace and House of Commons. On the furniture front Form 3′s plyform lounge series is set to release in spring.…

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Thursday, January 8th, 2009

8:04 pm

Hannes Grebin’s Asymmetric Furniture

selectism - Hannes Grebin's Asymmetric Furniture

Hannes Grebin’s sculptural furniture attempts to assess and redefine traditional notions of comfort and the idea of what can be considered “cozy.” His asymmetric work certainly raises eyebrows, and calls into question just how it would function. Core 77 notes…

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Monday, November 17th, 2008

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