At London Design Festival, Kellenberger–White has designed Alphabet chairs, a playful set of multicoloured and typographic seats inspired by Bauhaus design as well as Bruno Munari’s series ‘Seeking Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair’.
Northern Lighting announces the launch of Northern, a furniture and interior accessories brand taking the contemporary Nordic spirit in the living room. We selected 8 millennials-driven designs for a cosy cocktail party at home.
Multitasking side tables and pastel coloured poufs: Iratzoki Lizaso design Egon, a furniture collection for millennials’ co-living and co.working lifestyles.
Front designs modular and foldable rugs for Spanish brand GAN which makes use a Middle Eastern flat-weaving technique to create ‘jigsaw puzzle’ furniture.
Hidemi Nishida’s Fragile chairs installation features seats emerging from Lake Poroto’s rippling surface in Hokkaido, Japan. The installation pays homage to the Ainu local tribe and blends traditional everyday landscapes with wider and silent natural outdoor environments.
While barrier free urban spaces are still an issue, a team of entrepreneurial master students from Switzerland prototyped the Scewo wheelchair which can smoothly climb stairs to reach challenging if not impossible destinations so far.
Sou Fujimoto’s BOOKCHAIR design for Alias embeds a sinuous and extractable seat into a minimal bookshelf to highlight the relationship between a book and its reader.
Eggs Collective’s empowering exhibition Designing Women brings together the work of 15 New York female designers and benefits Girl INC NYC charity project.
A selfie-proof vanity table and virtual reality rugs. With the Athena collection Olivia Lee explores women’s new rituals in the age of the Internet of Things.
Designers narrate Moooi’s extraordinary life through their projects debuting in Milan. Archipanic met Marcel Wanders, Maarten Baas, Luca Nichetto and more.
The CARTA collection by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban features tables, stools, chairs and chaise lounges made of paper tubes used to store architectural drawings and birch plywood frames.
Beijing based designer Frank Chou combines metal, wood and fabric to create neat designs for the fan chair and stool for work and home environment.
Bunnies, rhinos, buffalos and sheep make themselves at home in YUSO millennials-friendly upholstered seatings.
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017: leading Scandinavian brands like Hay, Artek, Republic of Fritz Hansen and Carl Hansen & Søn reissue Nordic design classics by Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto and more.
Artek presents a brand new range of furniture and accessories for the hallway designed by young Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken.
“Innovators at Heart” exhibition at Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair showcases Färg & Blanche’s Long Neck armchairs nesting visitors with a textile armour.
Archipanic selected 5 comfortable ways to seat at Maison Objet 2017. From Pierre Charpin’s rainbow-ish modular seating to Petite Friture’s Modernist lounge… Please make yourself at home in France.
Arik Levy, Ivanka, gt2P and more launch a new trend for unbreakable design in Miami. Heavy to lift, comfortable to sit on and great to look at.
At DesignMiami/, New York City gallery Friedman Benda previewed 2017 solo exhibitions with Asymmetrical Symmetry: two parallel design settings juxtaposing frenzy mood with sober style, non-traditional materials with natural ingredients.
DesignMiami/ 2016 kicked off. We selected ten unexpected creatures on show: from Nordic leprechauns to golden mammoth skeletons but also funky African monsters and in-wonderland cabinets.
Clark Bardsley uses steam bent oak to give shape to ARM anti-chair: imagined as the “contour” of a seating place, the non-sense design fits over everyday seats.
PINWU design team has spent four years of extensive research on Yuhang’s traditions to create a contemporary design set according to ancient Chinese craftsmanship.
New York design studio Fort Standard paired traditional methods of production with innovative ways to create the new Quality of Materials collection.
A maze of interiors allows visitors to discover HAY 2016 collections including flatpacked sofas and outdoor furniture by the Bouroullec Brothers, a perforated plastic moulded chair by Scholten & Baijings as well as the new lightings of debuting brand wrong.london.
Blå Station celebrates 30 years of out-of-the-box furniture born from international collaborations at their Milan furniture store… Because “Design is a sustainable investment that needs to be tried and touched for real, not with just a remote click” said at Blå Station to ArchiPanic.
Zanotta presents new products and re-issued furniture by contemporary designers that re-work the projects of the Great Masters. From the re-edition of a forgotten concrete table by Piero Bottoni to a tribute to Carlo Mollino.
Poltrona Frau conceals Esastern and Western aestetics with new designs by Neri&Hu and Taiwanese talent Shi Chieh Lu.
David Rockwell combines blackened steel, walnut and leather to create VALET collection for Chinese brand Stellar Works: multifunctional furniture with streamlined designs to fit in metropolitan apartments, from Hong Kong to Milan.
ACE flatpacked upholstered seatings by Hans Hornemann for Normann Copenhagen are designed to meet the lifestyle of young metropolitan nomads.
Inspired Japanese manga comics, Nendo created a series of 50 chairs that translate GULP!, BANG, SLURP and BOING into furniture design.