Though this is perhaps the pouf least come-hither-appealing for feet, Kettal's ZigZag goes well both indoors and out. There are custom covers to soften the surface for your feet, or make it a perfect spot to rest a book and a icy beverage when you're cooling your heels.
- Dutch furniture designer Hella Jongerius is one of the bold-faced names of the design world, and we couldn't love her more.
- In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the mass-produced in surprising new ways.
- When the plane's wheels touched ground this morning at 7am, it was still dark in Barcelona.
Denver-based filmmaker Amie Knox of A bar K Productions shot the documentary on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York. The half-hour film explores Jongerius’ design process through interviews with the designer and her assistants, the manufacturers of her designs and the curators and retailers who admire her work. This seminal designer and her influence are discussed by leading figures in international design, including Paola Antonelli (The Museum of Modern Art, New York), R. Craig Miller (Indianapolis Museum of Art) and New York design retailer Murray Moss. Manufacturers of her designs are also featured, including Rolf Fehlbaum (Vitra), Michael Maharam (Maharam), and Jan Tichelaar (Royal Tichelaar, Makkum).
Jongerius and filmmaker Arnie Knox will be onhand after the screening for a Q&A.
- Collaborating with Vitra and Maharam, designer Hella Jongerius reintroduces her iconic Polder sofa in a limited-edition run of 100, out of which only nine will be sold in the US.
- Of the many brilliant designers featured in Gary Hustwit's product design documentary, Objectified (which Dwell was privileged to preview last week), I was particularly excited to get some…
Hella Jongerius designed this beautiful seven-part porcelain dinner service set for Royal Tichelaar Makkum, a Dutch company that has been producing ceramics for over four centuries. Each piece in the collection is unique, with very slight glaze distinctions.