Posts Categorized: Furniture

Just In Case

Just in Case on Nowness.com Last year, Dutch furniture designer Piet Hein Eek was commissioned by champagne maker Ruinart to construct a case for their distinctive bottle. In typical Piet Hein Eek fashion, he used salvaged wood to make each one, and then proceeded to create large, beautiful sculptural shapes with them, including a 6 meter wide arch…

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George Nakashima

American-born George Nakashima (1905-1990), the legendary craftsman furniture maker, developed his aesthetic in architecture, receiving a Master’s degree in it from MIT in 1931, travelling the world working as an architect and collaborating with Antonin Raymond (who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright) in Japan. Upon returning home to Seattle in 1940 , he was interned in…

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Faceture

  FACETURE from Phil Cuttance on Vimeo. Nominated for the London Design Museum’s ‘Designs of the Year for 2013‘ (in the product category) , Phil Cuttance‘s fantastic vessels are made on an equally fantastic workbench…