Transparent Outdoor Chairs With Twist on Tradition

February 5, 2011

The design of the Pasha chair lies at the intersection of the 17th century and today. “The perfect synthesis of tradition and innovation” is how Pedrali, the chair’s manufacturers describes them.

Designed by by Claudio Dondoli and Marco Pocci, … Read More…

Sensual Outdoor Woven Sun Bed Turns Up the Heat

January 19, 2011

The sensual curves alone of Joel Escalona’s SoSo outdoor chaise or sun bed is enough to get your blood flowing.

Constructed of earth-friendly recycled woven fibers and metal, even if you never lie in it, just having the gorgeous shape … Read More…

New Furniture Comes Into the Fold

December 23, 2010

The pleats and folds we are accustomed to seeing in clothing have come to furniture and other products. Dutch designer Floris Wubben’s Bench No. 3 brings to furniture what Issey Miyake has done with his Pleats Please line of … Read More…

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Bench Also Grows Plants

December 7, 2010

Sit and plant or plant and sit. This multi-purpose and eco-friendly Bamboo Bench, by Oakland, California Designer, Zachary Warwas of Plush Cabinets, is made from 1/2  sheet of bamboo. Below the two potted plants, there is a shelf to support Read More…

Tree Inspired Garden Throne

November 3, 2010

At last September’s Maison et Objet, Dutch design team Dutch Summer grabbed attention by introducing their Chesterfield pouf inspired by the box tree. The BUX, they contend, “feels like a throne.”

Handmade of a padded soft imitation leather suitable for either … Read More…

Woven Garden Chairs Offer Color and Texture

October 7, 2010

Since I like to shop local, I am particularly drawn to Brooklyn designer Jessica Carnivale’s debut line of colorful woven outdoor chairs, aptly named Stretch.

Carnivale experimented with a number of different materials and chose latex, bungee and … Read More…

New Green Outdoor Furniture Line to Debut

May 4, 2010

Beaufurn will be introducing South Coast, its new All-American green outdoor cyprus wood furniture line next month at the Hospitality & Design Expo and Conference, May 19-21, in Las Vegas.

Tuesday, May 18, the expo will feature Green Day, … Read More…

The Light at the End of the Table

April 1, 2010

Designed by Paola Navone for Italian manufacturer EMU, this luminescent pouf, part of the Ivy line, is constructed of ironed metal sheet metal and fitted with a photovoltaic device which enables it to collect and store solar energy. At … Read More…

I’ll Have that Chair with a Twist

January 25, 2010

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Based on continuous concentric circles representative of infinity, Russian designer Jan Schreiner has unveiled a visually compelling set of stools called the Twist. I’d love to group them as the colors work so well together.

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Hard Core Design

January 15, 2010

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I had a chance at the Heller showroom last night to test out their latest product, the ergoErgo, an all-in-one intelligently designed stool intended to combine the health benefits achieved from sitting on an exercise ball with the comfort Read More…

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