Old chairs reconditioned and upholstered, by London based artist/designer Sam Edkins.
Chairs # 2,3,4+5, three-dimensional drawings (charcoal on paper) by Australian artist Trudy Moore.
An oversized lampshade made of traditional Korean paper creates a private space over the Objet-O chair by designer Song Seung-Yong
The Nordic Nomade Chair /backpack /blanket, designed by Bjarke Frederiksen
via design milk
Eclectic bench by Tel Aviv collective Junktion (pr. post here)
Love Seat by London based artist James Hopkins (pr. seen here)
Romantic Crisis bench made for a beauty salon in Athens Greece, by designer Werner Maritsas:}
Push & pull chair + table set by Italian designer Flavio Scalzo. Found here. Link to video.
How many times were you visually tortured by the spectacle of a white plastic patio chair?
Enough times? Many times? Innumerable times, as the emblematic patio chair has taken over the world. But do not despair! Here comes the solution that will end up the aesthetic suffering, a combination of garden furniture with a memento mori. Souviens toi que tu vas mourir (Remember that you will die), designed by French studio Pool is here to save the garden!
Souviens toi que tu vas mourir is on show as part of the Nouvelle Vague exhibition in Milan this week. Via dezeen
Tip Ton stands for the object’s actual characteristics: a 9 degree angle that is created by the shape of the chair’s floor skids permits the user to shift and tilt from a resting to a forward position.
Designed by London-based studio barberosgerby (Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby) for the Swiss furniture manufacturer vitra (on show at Milan design week 2011).
Skull chair by “Pool”, presented at the “Nouvelle vague, the new French domestic landscape” show in Milan. Found here.
“Body” installation by British designer Karen Ryan: Broken chair parts are arranged to look like skeletons of dead human bodies. Found here.
The Ghost of a Chair is a sculptural free-form furniture, handmade out of a single 4mm transparent polyester sheet, by designer Valentina Gonzalez Wohlers. Found here.
Foldable chair by unknown manufacturer. Found here. Link to video.
“Copy & paste” chair by Sigurdur Gustafsson, made of oak (red, black, white and natural) with poly carbonate plates. Found here.
Brick Chair by Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop, inspired by James Gulliver Hancock‘s illustration, below. Found here.