Petra Salarić’s Z Chair is proof there’s space for art in everything we do, no matter how simple. Named for the characteristic Z shape of its sides, the unique form provokes pondering its construction despite being composed of a minimum of overall material. With a simple contrast of color and shape, users won’t just see a chair as a chair, but a thoughtful combination of purposeful pieces.
Designer: Petra Salarić
No. That isn’t a Pokémon. It’s a chair; and a pretty fine one, that too. Inspired by quartz, and built using an intricate mathematical algorithm derived from the mineral’s complex crystalline structure, the armchair comprises of a wooden frame and geometric cushions that you can arrange to make sure the chair feels comfortable. Each geometric cushion is unique and inimitable, making every single Quartz chair one-of-a-kind, much like its mineral counterpart!
Designer : Ctrlzak and Davide Barzaghi
Store and hang a variety of your things with complete customization using the American Shaker-style Manolo series of multifunctional mounted organizers! Get creative with different combinations of wood blocks, pegs, hangers, and shelves of different size to keep your belongings displayed and handy everywhere from the bathroom to your bedside. Get em’ here!
Designer: Ilario Branca
Simple, sensible and saving are the only words needed to sum up SanRo’s Titochair. The straightforward, no-frills design cuts back on material waste without sacrificing classic style by utilizing thoughtfully placed cuts in a just a single square meter wood sheet. You can DIY to your hearts desire and then dress it up with a cushion, stain or leave it au-natural for a look that says you care to save!
Designer: SanRo | Marco Antonio Esquiró San Román
Age-old craft meets familiar fragment in this sculptural furniture edition influenced by the traditional art of paper folding. Titled Origami 9010, the series is part of the Serein brand’s sustainable design project “DACHWOOD” inspired by the architecture and history of Berlin’s “altbau.” The fully handcrafted limited edition of 50 originates from the artist’s study of using clear cuts to achieve folds applied to the reclaimed altbau doors as sheets of paper.
Designer: Yoraco González
Swing Bar, the latest addition to Duffy London’s Swing Table range, is a massive installation of built-in individual swinging chairs surrounding a tiered bar top. Not only for looks, the playful design enhances the communal feel and encourages interaction between patrons. Just be careful not to get woozy while you get boozy. Check out the Duffy London site for all new photos of the full line!
Designer: Duffy London
Poor Fred Flintstone… Worked all day and came back home to ruthlessly uncomfortable stone furniture! I’m sure he would have loved one of these stone-mimicking foam stools. Designer Matthijs Kok did a spot-on job of molding soft PU Foam to look like a chunk of rock. Don’t let your eyes fool you, the stool is as soft as a baby’s backside. And with its three chrome legs, it looks like something the Flintstones would receive from the Jetsons!
Designer: Matthijs Kok
The latest from the creatives at iSkelter, the SlatePro Special Edition tech desk comes just a year after the successful release of the original design. Their signature laptop ventilation top is still at the heart of the design, but the SE option sports some cool built-in features, including a mousepad, dry-erase board, felt trays, and even a stainless steel drink holder! Get your pre-order in here!
The latest from UK-based Yois Design, the Portable Lap Desk Installation No. 1 is a design that will make you say DUH! Why didn’t I think of that? The minimalistic, 3-part desk is perfect for compact spaces. Wedged between two metal, wall-mounted bars, the board can rest flush against the wall when not in use, making its overall footprint next-to-nothing. The unattached bamboo board doubles as a portable lap desk that you can use almost anywhere while a groove across its width serves as handy space for your tablet or phone.
Designer: Yois Design
Architect Roberto Paoli’s LOID mirror isn’t just for checking your makeup and hair… it’s for pondering your perspective altogether. The scenographic object captures changing perspectives with 3 mirroring slabs. The surface is not continuous but fragmented into three pars in a deconstructed graphic configuration that makes possible the reflection of the space from three markedly different points of view, all directed toward the user.
Designer: Roberto Paoli
The Skoki chair is proof that inspiration can come from the most unexpected of places! Designer Michael Kushner envisioned the chair while observing drunk people’s posture at a pub. The result is conversation-starting seating that utilizes springs to make you feel like you’re floating… without the woozy!
Designer: Michael Kushner
A winner of the Red Dot and Good Design awards, the Parabola Chair is lauded for its innovative form derived from mathematical analysis and ergonomics! The design calibrates hyperbolic paraboloids and their strong structural characteristics and minimal surface thickness to the human body to create an enveloping seat, backrest and arms. Basically, a whole lotta math went into making this thing! The result? An iconic, sculptural chair. Jump to the vid!
Designer: Carlo Aiello for ENSSO