Tag Archives: furniture

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A brilliantly tedious promo by conceptual artists Lernert & Sander for The Boring Collection – a range of office furniture by Dutch design brand Lensvelt.

Full screen for the detail.

quipsologies/itsnicethat

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Green painted pallets used by Malka Architects to construct cheap, useable social space in downtown Las Vegas as part of the recent Life Is Beautiful music and art festival.

Embedded circles, useable voids, adaptable seating and not a triumphalist or tyke in sight.

designboom

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Furniture that ‘looks and feels like human skin’ by UK artist Gigi Barker.

The ‘skin stool’ and ‘skin chair’ (made of soft, fleshy silicone impregnated with human pheromones, perfume or aftershave with optional removable mottled leather covers) sell for £440 and £1500 respectively.

dontpanic/moderntoss/wired

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Furniture maker Greg Klassen takes wood from dead trees or discarded edge pieces from construction sites, aligns the jagged edges and joins them with hand-cut pieces of glass to create the impression of miniature river and lake topographies.

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German company Goldtatze (Goldpaw) makes a range of elaborate cat walkways, platforms, scratching posts and other feline furniture from natural materials.

More aerial cat playgrounds here.

laughingsquid

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…seeking to consider the relationship between interior and exterior spaces of the body. harrison re-imagines corporal components through a sculptural practice, offering an alternative way of thinking about our physical form.

Yeesh.

designboom

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Useable, if not comfortable.

mymodernmet/spoonandtamago