Designed by Julie Legros and Henri Lavallard Boge, the D’Hauteville Concrete Chair is a homage to the iconic Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair.
Sibirjak is a lounge chair made of birchbark, its designer, Anastasiya Koshcheeva has chosen this natural material for its flexibility, softness and durability. It’s also strong, water-repellent and antibacterial. Despite these unique qualities, its use never gotten popular.
To celebrate the centenary of the birth of designer Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914 – 1999), the Design Museum in Helsinki is staging a major exhibition of his work featuring both furniture and sketches from his archive collections.
The Trapholt musueum is paying tribute to Børge Mogensen on the occasion of his 100th anniversary year. Many Danes have experienced his design firsthand, because Mogensen’s furniture has appointed public spaces and private residences in Denmark over the past 70 years.
XYZ Integrated Architecture has an original approach to design, their 60 series made of a chair, console and a table is tilted to a 60-degree angle. The furniture pieces give the impression of a bended reality and create a sense of tension for the user.
Philipp Von Hase was born and raised in Germany but after studying at the Bergen Academy of Art & Design,he seems to reflect in his creations every element of Norwegian life and culture. His Trialog chair and Spire table are a good illustration.
Compasso is a showcase by New York design gallery Espasso reissuing an exciting selection of furniture pieces by two Brazilian design legends: Oscar Niemeyer and Jorge Zalszupin.
Designed by Croatia-based Zoran Jedrejcic, the Armada Armchair, is surprisingly devoid of arm rests. The base of the piece is comprised of a steel frame covered in wood, and the seat features a thin steel layer covered in high quality leather.
Lovisa Hansson’s divan is inspired by the work of German artist Joseph Beuys, and his first room-size installation of the same name, I Want To See My Mountains or Voglio vedere le mie montagne in Italian with a shape taken from the Swiss Alps.
“Hans Wegner: just one good chair” highlights more than 150 original pieces, offering an overview of his entire design process. The exhibition at the Designmuseum Danmark celebrates the 100th anniversary of Hans J. Wegner’s birth. It shows drawings, models and photos to give viewers a better understanding of his working methods and vast oeuvre.
Tokujin Yoshioka’s water block benches in the rooms on the 5th floor of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris are not simple seats provided for the visitors but also works of art on which you can sit. You can’t help but simply admire them since they almost steal the show from the masterpieces displayed all around.