Infinity Bench

May 23, 2009


Infinity bench has serial, concentric hoops, like the layers of an onion, cut from less than 3.4 m² of flat furniture-grade plywood using CNC machining.

Extract from Carl Fredrik Svenstedt

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Vondel Verses

February 22, 2009


Vondel Verses, a set of designs for a kiosk, a park bench and a lamp post, won a competition to design new lighting and furniture for the Vondelpark in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Each design contains a different organic motif such as birds in the frame of the bench. The furniture is made from cast iron and painted black.

The concept will be extended to other items, such as drinking fountains, signposts and litter bins, and will gradually replace existing furniture in the park from 2010 onwards.

I like the birds on the lamp so much although it’s really none functional unless it scares away real birds…

Extract from Dezeen

Eclosion

January 29, 2009


Eclosion is an inflatable chair equipped with a lateral zip, so you can unzip a bench and turn it into a sofa.

Extract from Design Art Book

Hunting Lines Two-seater

November 21, 2008


Daniel Becker’s modular Hunting Lines two-seater. Very nice and clean seats. Did not say what material but looks attractive to the eyes and butt…

Extract from dbproduktgestaltung

Random pic of the week

October 20, 2008


An attempt at getting strangers to conversate in public spaces. This Seesaw bench requires cooperation to be functional.

Extract from Martin Nicolausson

Seoane Custom furniture

October 19, 2008


Dave Seoane’s furniture and custom fixtures are hand built employing three primary elements; wood, steel and color.
Careful finishing unlocks the natural depth and character of salvaged Oregon black walnut leaving surfaces rich with rhythmic visual texture. Bright colors are used to give each piece its own personality.

Extract from Seoane

Double Rocker

September 14, 2008


“…Double Rocker… offers all the pleasures of gentle rocking to adults and their friends. Based on a see-saw design, the rocker features a curved upper surface that comes lined with sturdy rigged upholstery and back rests on diagonally opposite ends. The rocker was created to be enjoyed with a friend so it definitely makes a case for itself as a public seating installation…”

Extract from Brian Lee Studio