Designers Fien Muller and Hannes Van Severen collaborated to create Zetel, this Bauhaus inspired chair for two, complete with an overhead lamp to share. Perfect for all those couples we know who work together, this minimalist design features a spot for sitting and a spot for lounging in sleek leather. Easy on the eyes and [...]
We recently took a trip to the New York International Gift Fair, where we discovered this awesome rocking chair. “Being rocked as a means of relaxation or comfort is a timeless, basic human experience. Though at some time in the early 20th century the design development of the rocking chair stopped. Rocking chairs frequently remain [...]
What happens when chef Jaime Oliver raises money for his charity, the Better Food Foundation?? Well, of course, he enlists his friends and colleagues such as Sarah Burton, Christopher Bailey, Paul Smith, Tracy Emin, Quentin Blake, Julien Macdonald and Matthew Williamson, giving them creative carte blanche to create chairs. Not just any ordinary chairs, each artist was given two Fritz Hansen [...]
The ‘Mutation Series’ by Belgium-based designer Maarten De Ceulaer will be presented this year at Milan Design week 2012. The pieces in this series look like they weren’t made by hands, but have grown to their present form organically. They might be the result of a mutation in cells, or the result of a chemical [...]
Korean industrial designer Seung-Yong Song created surprising multifunctional furniture, taking the simplest objects, such as a chair and accommodating a variety of additional uses. See a couple of his projects below, you’ll be surprised by what he came up with…
Since graduating in 2006 at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Lotty Lindeman has worked as an independent designer from her studio in Eindhoven. Lindeman works on products with craftsmanship and sense of material and her design work is modest and shows a refined eye for detail. I love how her furniture
Furniture designer Tortie Hoare’s motivation behind her design is simple – it must be ergonomic, durable and aesthetically pleasing. This year Tortie has researched methods of creating structural 3D shapes that are environmentally conscious and an alternative to using plastic or resin. It was through research into this that she came across the incredible ancient [...]
You know we love chairs here at Trendland, and speaking about love for chairs, here are ‘The Dressed Chairs’ by Central Saint Martins (Textile Futures) graduate Soojin-Kang. She took a bunch of second-hand chairs and covered them with leather patches. A simple idea but an amazing result!