- In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at 10 statement chairs that are sure to turn heads and get tongues wagging.
We imagine Darth Vader would look like quite the stylish Sith Lord sitting in this translucent polycarbonate petal. Pierre Paulin, who passed away in June, crafted ergonomic designs for over 50 years and Flower, his first collaboration with Magis, proves that the Force was always strong with this French legend.
Designed by Jerszy Seymour in 2004 / Polypropylene with fiberglass reinforcement.
Solid natural beech wood simple chairs with transparent corrugated polycarbonate seat and backrest. By Jasper Morrison for Magis.
At full-swivel and full-perch, the 360° Chair rewards no slumpers. Get to work!
Waking up is hard to do. Running late is no fun. Looking up to realize you just watched a few too many episodes of Downton Abby is a little disconcerting. But the sting of these time-based quandaries can be quelled with a look at this bright geometric sunburst of a plywood clock, made by Chroma Lab.
Consider it a cheeky take on the olde form-follows-function edict. Harry Allen's Peanut Bowl is, well, a bowl for peanuts that looks like a bowl made out of peanuts. Put it in the living room during a party and you're absolutely guaranteed a group of delighted guests. Heck, put some cashews or almonds in there and confound the heck out of everyone.
- This morning—smack dab in the middle of the London Design Festival—Design Museum London broke ground on its new building designed by Dutch firm OMA with interiors by architect John…