Known as being a "sculptor of monuments", Niemeyer has been praised for being one of the greatest architects of his generation. He is most famous for his signature use of abstract forms and curves which is exemplified in the Rio Chaise Longue.
Marsden Woo Gallery
Silo – collaborators Attua Aparicio and Oscar Wanless - unveil the outcomes of their most recent experiments with materials and techniques.
This is the first time the chair farm is being shown in the UK and the concept, like most of Aisslinger's work, is nothing short of groundbreaking. It's an experiment which hopes to stem a new trend in design: the harvesting of furniture.
Supper-ette has released a limited edition of Didier Faustino's 'Love Me Tender' chair.
'Love Me Tender' intends to make the body aware of the most banal gestures. Through this chair, Faustino conceives design as a weakness. The body takes possession of a space that it leaves its mark upon. To live becomes a tiny but real attempt, a way of marking one’s territory.
Gaga & Design was founded by Yaacov Kaufman and Avi Bourla, with a commitment to contemporary design furniture and art directing. The Punti bench is part of the trademark woven furniture collection of Gaga & Design.
Designed to be a colorful furniture piece , as color drops from a painter's pallet , it has an asymmetrical shape & is roomy enough to seat 3 people and one cat.
It is not often that we get excited over a knife here at DeTnk; this week, however, Cédric Ragot's Collection Henri Mazelier - The French Art Cutlery has caught our attention. Set to premier at Maison & Object in two weeks, the collection of three knifes has a subtle elegance expected from quality design.
As dOCUMENTA (13) comes to an end of its 100 day exhibition, we have chosen a selection of works to highlight on DeTnk. First is American artist Mark Dion's Xylotheque which highlights the work of Carl Schildbach from 1771 to 1799 to create 530 'books' made from 441 tree and shrub species local to Kassel.
The Camouflage exhibition focuses on how designers and artists work when they filter impulses, process ideas, seek a direction for their work. The ideas presented here are suggestions, discoveries and carefully aimed provocations that hint at the authors’ future work in relation to the ongoing discussion on the topic.
From 17 May to 16 September 2012, the Vitra Design Museum presents “Gerrit Rietveld – The Revolution of Space”. The Dutchman Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964) was one of the most important designers and architects of the 20th century.
Husband-and-wife team Charles and Ray Eames were among the most important designers of the 20th century; world famous and still celebrated for their pioneering furniture, they embraced a way of living and thinking that continues to resonate with today’s generation.
Based in London, Gavin Coyfle is a studio/workshop designing and making products to be lived with and enjoyed.