Posts Tagged ‘Spiros Zakas’

More Furniture in 24 Hours – 4 pieces

Friday, January 9th, 2009

A final post on great DIY furniture from Spiros Zakas’ 1979 “More Furniture in 24 Hours” book. If you want the building plans for any of  these pieces, go to this Flickr set. The plans for the long bench chair at top, “Sculptural Seating by Gigi Hernaez”, are at the bottom of this post—click below or see Flickr.

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More Furniture in 24 hours by Spiros Zakas – V Armchair

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

A third design from Spiros Zakas’ 1979 “More Furniture in 24 Hours” book. See our first post on this book. Click below to find plans for building this chair or go to our Flickr set for high res versions. Zakas’ book features many designs by his Parson’s School furniture design students in the 1970s.

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More Furniture in 24 Hours: The W Chair

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

A second design from Spiros Zakas’ 1979 More Furniture in 24 Hours book. See my first post on this book. Click below to find plans for building this chair or go to my Flickr set for high res versions. Zakas’ book features many designs by his Parson’s School furniture design students in the 1970s, and this particular student produced some of the book’s most interesting designs.

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More Furniture in 24 Hours, part 1 – Space Bench

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Some of these designs are actually pretty good. I’ll post some more if anyone wants them! I don’t know if that’s Spiros on the cover there, sitting on this Space Bench, or if it’s George Thomopolos, but whoever he is, he’s… groovy. It’s 1979 and they’re in New York City and apparently they’re going to build some interesting furniture in 4 hours.

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