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Not always so — Palm tree wood

Log buildings, docks, fences, telecommunication poles, wood flooring or charcoal — this is what palm tree wood is usually used for nowadays. It’s known for being difficult to…

Modernica streetwising

This time (July 2016) Modernica teamed up with LA-based artist Cleon Peterson for a Case Study Daybed — limited to 100. Images:modernica.net

Modernica streetwise continued

They don’t stop. Modernica still regularly cooperates with writers turned artists (in the conventional sense), skateboard brands or – a recent addition – tattoo artists. Here the collaborations…

Knoll streetwise

Exclusive to one exhibition at Kyoto’s BABE Gallery in 2014: Saarinen Tulip Stools covered with classic A Bathing Ape camo fabric. The stool was part of the Original…

Concrete bench

As simple as it can get. Walked past this in Berlin some weeks ago.

Modernica streetwise continued

Another Krink-Modernica collaboration. No drips but a tame silver for this 2014 product. Images from krink.com

Palett benches

Loads of people build loads of things – mostly some sort of seating or a bed – with paletts. I like this outcome above. These seatings are as…

Daily art object: Eames chair hand painted by Fuzi UVTPK

Fuzi UVTPK hand painted this Eames chair for 2014’s annual auction held by Foundation Gustave Roussy, a foundation dedicated to the research on and fight against cancer. This…

Modernica streetwise: a chronic

There is not a lot of talk about the streets, nonconformity, graffiti, punk rock or skateboarding here. Since 2009 (as far as I can track this back) Modernica…

Sideboard inked by Krink

Sideboard Piana of Swiss furniture manufacturer Willisau painted by Krink in 2013. Images from krink.com

Counter standardized seating: mechair by Lee Sanghyeok

It’s in the name: MeChair – me, myself and I. You could also call this chair the epitome of an individualistic, capitalist society. MeChair is a chair that…

Etched and scratched mirror

I now and then write about scratches (1) (2) or cuts but it’s the first time I saw them on a design piece like this. Earsnot and Semen…

Stool by Jon Contino for Nike’s VCXC running event

Simple.Stool made for Nike’s Running event VCXC by Brooklyn-based illustrator and menswear brand founder Jon Contino in 2012. Needless to say that Contino played in hardcore bands when…

Stacked benches (after shelves) by Rolu

“Stacked benches (after shelves)” – an either bench or shelf made out of plywood by design and art studio ROLU, rosenlof/lucas, ro/lu from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Images: rolu.terapad.com and ro-lu.com/furniture/seven-stacked-benches-after-shelves

Chair Hixsept X We Are Rocket Science

Chair designed and built as a collaboration between Hixsept and We Are Rocket Science for Hixsept’s 2012 summer collection “Variations”. Photographed by Jeremy Liebman. Photo by © Jeremy Liebman taken…

Stack of skateboards by Ari Marcopoulos

Stumbled over these photos on the Flopbox. It’s a part of Ari Marcopoulos’ exhibition “Abandoned Sleep” at San Francisco’s Ratio 3 in 2011. First I thought it is…

Seating at “Buffed Paintings” exhibition

Seating at the exhibition “Buffed Paintings” (2010) by Thierry Furger in Zurich. “I don’t like (…) the normal clean graffiti in the galleries, but the spontaneous, quick and…

thinking design differently: seats out of rice straw

Photos:(1) Modern adaption of Shimanawa created with rice straw wattles for Little Tokyo Design Week LA 2011 photographed by Redteam, (2) Shimanawa at Izumo Taisha shintō shrine by Takashi…

chair “souviens toi que tu vas mourir” by pool

Photos from work.poolhouse.eu, © Benjamin Ledu This interpretation of a mono bloc chair made quite a buzz when a first photo appeared on the French design page muuuz in spring…

guitar case bench by banks violette

Bench out of Anvil guitar cases and cymbal stand bases by New York-based artist Banks Violette. Exhibited at the “Not Yet Titled” show at Team Gallery NYC in…