11 abril 2009

Another way to be sitting...

A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Innovation, experimentation of the materials and forms, these pieces of furniture do not stop to surprise us.

Very astonishing, these graceful design integrate materials with structures and furnish your interiors with originality and character.

The Lobster chair by Lund&Paarmann (50s).
Materials: wood, leather and chrome-plated steel.

The Butterfly chair by Sori Yanagi(1954).
Executed using the pressed plywood molding technique invented by Charles and Ray Eames, this graceful stool marries ancient Japanese forms with modern Western materials.

The Swivel chair (1958) in chromed-alumminum, one of the most famous Charles Eames's designs.

The Ball chair by Eero Aarnio (1963).
Materials: white Fibreglass, metal and red fabric.

The GJ chair designed by Grete Jalk (1963).
Materials: black stained ash wood, Oregon and Teak pine.

The Joe Chair by Gionatan De Pas, Donato D'Urbino and Paolo Lomazzi (1970).
Named after the baseball legend Joe DiMaggio, this gigantic glove chair was inspired by the oversized and out of context sculptures of Claes Oldenburg.

The Cross Check chair by Frank Gehry (1991).
Materials: metal and wood.

The Empress chair by Julian Mayor (2003).
Materials: wood.

The MT3 chair by Ron Arad (2005).
Materials: completely realized in polyethylene molded by rotation.

The Paparazzi chair by Bram Boo (2007).
Material: plywood, aluminum, steel.

The Cloud chair designed by Richard Hutten for Gallery Ormond in Geneva, limited edition (2008).
Materials: aluminum cast and nickel-plated.

The Cloud paper chair by Tokujin Yoshioka (2008) for Moroso.
Materials: the prototype on display is made of paper but the design will later be developed for production using fabrics.

The Slow White chair by Bo Reudler (2008).
Materials: elegant chair with high back constructed from a frame of intertwining branches as if holding hands.

The Blobulous chairs by Karim Rashid (2008).
Materials: made of fiberglass with automotive chrome paint, upholstered foam seat.

1 comentario:

  1. muy buenos diseños, me encantan todos, menos The Slow White chair por Bo Reudler, el diseño del respaldo no me parece muy adecuado.