Recently, while searching for my future home, I came across a floor plan that would allow me to have a Dry Kitchen layout complete with a Wet Kitchen for the Asian cooking that my family would usually indulge in. Having a Dry Kitchen would also mean opening up the possibility of having a Kitchen Island […]Read more "Wood Base Stool ~ Tall Ribbons"
The Softshell Chair is exactly what it is meant to be: A chair with a shell, yet soft to touch and sit in. Think Softshell crabs and you will get the idea, looks hard, but it’s not. Vitra Softshell Chairs as Dining Companions (Pictures from Vitra Website) Designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec in 2008, […]Read more "Softshell Chair ~ Hard Looks, Soft Touch"
A Modern Classic by any design and even proportions. The next chair I am going to talk about can easily be the tallest dining chair I had seen. Measuring 1.41 meters tall, toddlers must be looking up in awe everytime they pass by this towering chair. Designed in 1902 to 1903 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh […]Read more "Hill House 1 ~ Modern Classic Skyscrapper"
If you think that the chair that you are looking at is reminiscence of a chair right out of the animation Shrek, you are not alone. Well, that is, at least, my impression. This is helped by the bright and cheerful array of colours that seem to appeal a lot to kids. So, what appeal […]Read more "Gothic Chair ~ Shrek Attack!"
Recently, I came across a webpage where a picture resembling a Maxalto Simpliciter Sofa was sold. Well, I guess this has to be a replica. In the same range of Sofa sold by this manufacturer, was an armchair that has a stitched buttoned back rest. I was like, “Geeze… that was a bad replica of […]Read more "AC Lounge ~ Same, but Different"
George Nelson was one of the Modern Masters and his association with Herman Miller was notable and had also helped Herman Miller secure production of the famous range of the Eames’ series of designs. George Nelson was the Director of Design at Herman Miller and like Charles & Ray Eames, he had also licensed Vitra […]Read more "Nelson Platform Bench ~ Multi-Purpose Slats"
I had learnt about Piero Lissoni’s designs about half a year back when I read about him in a local magazine. Initially, I did not really take a notice as the magazine feature is more of an interview than talking about his designs. Thereafter, I came across some really nice contemporary designs such as Moov […]Read more "Polo ~ Soft Enclave"
This series of furnishing that we are about to look at is no doubt a signature piece as well as one of the most traditional designs that still sits well in a contemporary setting. Just by looking at it provokes the thought of the amount of time, skills and workmanship put in by the experienced […]Read more "Chester One ~ Traditional Prestige"
The young British Designer Benjamin Hubert read industrial design in Loughborough University and opened his Design Studio that goes by his same name in 2007. His name first caught my attention with his award-winning Maritime Chair that he designed for Casamania. The Maritime Chair is one of my favourite chairs with its beautiful steam-bent plywood […]Read more "Garment ~ Dressed for Fashion"
Its being more than a week since my last post due to my compressed work schedule to finish off what needs to be done prior to my week-long holidays and crawling back the piling loads of work after I’m back. Phew, now that the stress is over, I can put my keyboard to work again. […]Read more "Husk ~ Cushion World"