On march 4, 2010 Dutch designer Joris Laarman unveiled his new work at Friedman Benda in New York. It’s his first solo exhibition in U.S. Laarman’s unique aesthetic merges cutting-edge technology and the life-sciences to create work of unexpected beauty. In 2008, Laarman’s…
Kaarsrecht Kruk (Straight Candle Stool?) by Pascal Smelik
This amazing aluminium table comes from a Dutch designer Pascal Smelik. It’s casted from hot wax poured into cold water. He uses a large syringe to squirt hot candle wax into cold water, then drains the water and fills it with plaster. Resulting mould is…
TAB.U collection by Opinion Ciatti
TAB.U collection by Opinion Ciatti, an Italian company. It’s a coffee table and seating collection in aluminium, crinkled by hand. Table with wheels and mirror top.
Gauthier Poulain’s chic furniture collection
New collection by Belgian designer Gauthier Poulain visibly refers to classic luxury luggage (Hermes anyone?), playing with a notion of nomadic lifestyle.
ANTIBODIES – The Works of Fernando & Humberto Campana 1989 – 2009
Part 1/2 Part 2/2 A Vitra Design Museum exhibition, Weil am Rhein May 16, 2009 – February 28, 2010 The Brazilians Fernando and Humberto Campana are the most significant designers in present-day Latin America. In addition to designs for international…
Serpentine Tables by Chul an Kwak
Chul an kwak is a young korean designer who aims to inject furniture with dynamic emotion, breaking from the static norms.
Yakuza coffee table by Reddish
Ink is not only skin deep. A digitally tattooed wooden body. In its design, the table is treated as a living body, receiving its character from a unique tattoo printed on its surface. The wood texture acts as skin, becoming a platform for…