Designed to Chair-ish

Designed to Chair-ish

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.

0 Designer: Petra Salarić

Crystal Math

Crystal Math

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!

0 Designer : Ctrlzak and Davide Barzaghi

Beautifully Basic

Beautifully Basic

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!

0 Designer: SanRo | Marco Antonio Esquiró San Román

Swing and Swig

Swing and Swig

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!

0 Designer: Duffy London

Drunken Design

Drunken Design

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!

0 Designer: Michael Kushner

The Best Way to Enjoy Math

The Best Way to Enjoy Math

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!

0 Designer: Carlo Aiello for ENSSO

Some yummy looking furniture!

Some yummy looking furniture!

The latest delicious design from Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects, the Wafer collection of home furnishings combines light and dark colored walnut and maple in bold stripes, forming a pattern familiar to the confectionary wafers you couldn’t stop eating as a kid! While technically challenging to combine two types of wood, the collection does so seamlessly with curves that enhance this effect. Hit the jump to see the other mouthwatering pieces!

0 Designer: Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

Mother Nature's Bertoia

Mother Nature’s Bertoia

The latest from Ol’ha Shevchenko’s imaginative collection of nature and bio-inspired line of home furnishings, the Maple Leaf Chair mimics the form of the iconic leaf of the same name. Molded from recyclable polypropylene with a glossy finish, the leaf secures the seated user, wrapping them comfortably in its blades.

0 Designer: Ol'ha Shevchenko

One Mouthwatering Chair

One Mouthwatering Chair

In bright white and rainbow colors, Alex Petunin’s DP Chair almost looks like it’s got a candy-coated center. As versatile as it is vibrant, the design can be used in two distinct ways- as a lounge for leaning back or as a rocker. It’s colorful stoppers keep it in place and prevent users from rocking too far. As yummy as it looks, don’t bite. It’s all hand carved wood!

0 Designer: Alex Petunin

Easy Office Soundproofing

Easy Office Soundproofing

The Pillow furniture series is focused on a necessity in the modern office space: acoustics and privacy. Upholstered soft panels are combined with functional elements to provide improved acoustics with less echo and more sound absorption thanks to high quality foam. Decorative and scalable, the dividers can be filled with shelves, a wardrobe, magazine holders planters and more. It’s a beautiful design that also neutralizes annoying office noise.

0 Designer: Robert Bronwasser

Sit, Swivel, Store

Sit, Swivel, Store

Popo and Popolino chairs by Andrej Čverha merge seating and storage for multifunctional seating solutions that are as convenient as they are comfortable. With built-in bucket-stye bases, they keep magazines, remotes, or anything else within reach. Both practical and playful, the designs’ aesthetic is complimented by a pop of color that directs the eye to the functional base.

0 Designer: Andrej Čverha

The Angel of Seating

The Angel of Seating

The Halo stool is so named not only for its halo-shaped base, but also for its will-intentioned design that focuses on local production as well as material and cost efficiency. The simplistic parts are machined from a sheet of 26mm plywood using a programable router, keeping man-handling to a minimum. With the top of the seat derived from the halo-shaped base support, optimum use of material is achieved. Near-flat-pack ready, it’s as easy to transport and ship as it is to assemble and disassemble with a few standard screws!

0 Designer: Bradley Fraser

The Go-Anywhere Chair

The Go-Anywhere Chair

Introducing, Sitpack: the world’s most compact, foldable seat! In its collapsed form, it’s so small it can fit in your pocket… but expand it and you’ve got a comfy place to rest your bum. The magic lies in its unique telescopic structure that’s easily stretched and locked in place in mere seconds. Perfect for long lines of any kind, concerts, sporting events and more!

0 Designer: Theo Fischer Ginman

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