Posts Tagged ‘table’

Walking bookcase by Wouter Scheublin

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Walking bookcase by Wouter Scheublin. “The movement is based on the principles of the walking platform devised by 19th century Russian mathematician Pafnuty Chebyshev… when pushed, the legs carry the object along using a complex system of cranks, links and connecting rods. Photo below via cyberneticzoo.

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The Most Simple Chair / Grycja Erde

Monday, June 14th, 2010

the most simple chair designed by grycja erde. Via rolu, one of the very best blogs in this plethora of blogs. I like furniture that stacks and gets out of the way, especially if it forms a large solid platform to sit or put objects on.

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Luis Barragán House

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

This is the Mexico City house and studio of Luis Barragán, considered by many to be the foremost Mexican architect of the 20th century. Built in 1948, the house was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004 and is now a museum. We weren’t allowed to take photographs, which is unfortunate because the photos provided by the museum’s website give an inadequate and even somewhat false impression of the house’s quite amazing interior.

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See-through furniture

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

These are a mix of glass and lucite, past and present. The bottom 3 pieces are from the 70s and all of the pieces at top are contemporary. Transparency puts furniture into the realm of the future or the imaginary, even when it also automatically harks back to the 1970s. Which may be the same thing.

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Fish-on-the-line coffee table

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Discuss.

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Lo-fi sci-fi

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Things for the homemade space station where we’ll live in some sort of harmony and wear space rags. It’s like the Millennium Falcon, but nicer.

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