Modern Manufactuing Secrets Revealed
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- Magis—The Steelwood chair from Magis is a product of experience—the suppliers who punch the sheet metal for the back, which adroitly supports four legs and a beech wood seat, are among…
- Last weekend, contributing blogger Scott Newlin attended Maison & Objet, a Parisian fair featuring objects that range from furniture to gifts to home decor.
The brothers Bouroullec conceived the angular Facett range much like a piece of origami—its unique stitched cover unfolding into a single sheet. It’s available in a range of fabrics, and the stitching can also be specified.
- I've been lucky enough to visit Emeco's Pennsylvania factory where their iconic chairs are made by hand. It was a religious experience for me, a person with a sick chair fetish.
Though its basic frame is uber-minimal—a rectilinear bench that ends with two squared arms or one arm and a tablette—Ruché has the welcoming, come-sit-here quality of a much cushier sofa thanks to the thick quilt fitted over its top. This sofa is sure to be a smash with fort builders of all ages.
- It takes nine sheets of veneer, two layers of cotton backing, up to five coats of paint, and 11 days to make a 3107 chair.
- On a walk through Ligne Roset’s factory near Lyon, France, we track the multitude of steps, hands, and hours required to craft this very refined couch.
- As you may have noticed, Dwell is in Milan this week to scout for new furniture, accessories, and lighting at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and the various satellite fairs around town.