We already covered Gallery ESPASSO re-edition of Oscar Niemeyer and Jorge Zalszupin furniture. They’re now reissuing more special limited editions pieces by celebrated 20th century Brazilian architects and designers and presenting them in an exhibition called ‘em trânsito‘.
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.
Claesson Koivisto Rune celebrates with their Five Furniture Collection the five-sidedness with a shape that combines a circle and a pentagon, echoing through every piece in the range of solid maple chairs, tables and accessories.
This bench reminds me of the seats of the Star Ferry boats in Hong Kong. The Double View bench easily changes your perspective with a minimal effort. The double backrest pivots around an axis located below the seat and thus two people can sit side by side, or in opposing directions. Choose your position, then change it.