Fashion designers are often good at many different things like designing, styling, draping, sewing, and illustrating, but perhaps one of the most important things that must be learned is the ability to create a visual balance.
East-meets-west in this visual representation of the subconscious unification of world culture. No matter how far the distance, elements from two parts of the globe are compared and surprisingly unified in design and aesthetic. Moving into a more raw era of design, the importance of artisans and
Based in London, Gavin Coyle is a studio/workshop designing unpretentious and timeless furniture for your home. Their approach to producing furniture is a combination of sophisticated manufacturing techniques, a fine eye for details, and respect for traditional principles of design. We love the combination of craftsmanship and practicality, and although these products are simple, we [...]
Industrial designers Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien of Doshi Levien develop some pretty amazing furniture. I especially love the ‘Paper Planes’ collection for Moroso. The London based design office, established in 2000 celebrates the hybrid and explores the coming together of cultures, technology, story telling, industrial design and fine craftsmanship. Working across disciplines and industries, [...]
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 [...]
Maximo Riera’s The Animal Chair Collection are art pieces, which one can just so happen to sit on. Not that many of us would. Sparing no effort or expense, the Spanish artist blended the best of cutting edge technology with expert craftsmanship. This includes three-dimensional computer modeling, a CNC milling machine, an internal frame, as [...]
LifeSpaceJourney is a Melbourne based furniture and property development consultancy – founded by brothers Glenn and Justin Lamont. LifeSpaceJourney creates this visual furniture created out of wood and metal. I really like their typography stools.
Hong Kong based design studio Oil Monkey is celebrating their 3rd anniversary. Main designer and owner Fuquan Junze is presenting their new furniture pieces. Simple and clean, I really like the mix of materials, like oak and plastic, or wood and stainless steal.
Soft Wood was created by Veronika Wildgruber to illustrate how wood can be both soft, and comfortable. This is a series of chairs that appear at first to be made in fabric with the soft appearance of pillows. But in reality they are sculpted in solid wood. The chairs trick the mind because the surface [...]
Dude, get your sissy, pimply face off the cover of this great Sucker EP,! And go buy a better jacket! And a less idiotic bandanna/mask! This image is almost single-handedly ruining the amazing jangly, loping, drunken sounds on the best song I’ve heard in a while – “Easy Chairs.”