Posts Tagged ‘wooden furniture’

Kelly Wearstler on 2thewalls

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

I feel badly stealing these pictures from 2thewalls, because I know how much time KEEHNAN, its author, probably spent scanning these photos. I don’t know what it is about scanning but it’s an intensely boring process during which time seems to actually drag backwards. Never mind this self-indulgent preamble, you should look at KEEHNAN’s post, which intelligently mixes Jenny Holzer textual art pieces, quotes from Milan Kundera, and these amazing rooms by Kelly Wearstler (and many more photos).

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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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Furniture for tiny spaces by lamaisondemarina.

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Ingenious furniture by Belgian designer Marina Bautier, who runs design studio lamaisondemarina

The “Bureau” desk has a magnetic steel top that can be raised to reveal a laptop surface plus bulletin board, and the nesting chair and stool are classic.

The “Fold” chair is solid oak, wool, foam and steel, and collapses thinly for storage. 

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