Design // Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Emerging from a post war climate, Japan began to establish itself as a modern design stronghold in the 1950’s. With influence of Western culture becoming highly prevalent in art, architecture, and design, the traditional Japanese approach began to blend with modern technologies. The Butterfly Stool by Sori Yanagi is comprised of merely two pieces of bent plywood, a stabilizing rod, and two screws. The profile, as its name is derived, appears to mimic a butterfly in flight. The simplistic form is also reminiscent of the gateways of Shinto Shrines known as Torii.
Design // Thursday, December 04, 2014
We have been having a great time looking through all the award winners and finalists that are part of the A'Design Awards. In summary "In a world where there are millions of products and designs launch each year, the award was born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well designed products." Today, we look at some really awesome ideas for public furniture, a great base for city planners to change the way we situate ourselves in a city.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 29, 2014
On Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Soze Gallery will be presenting an exhibit of unique custom painted Modernica fiberglass shell chairs made on the original Herman Miller Equipment to benefit The Art of Elysieum. Established artists including RETNA, Erin Riley, Aaron De La Cruz, Ben Frost, Mel Kadel and many others will display custom painted chairs that are works of art in and of themselves.
Design // Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Juxtapoz has teamed with New England Outerwear co-founder Greg Cordeiro for a series of insights and takes in the world of industrial design and fashion, highlighting the diverse creative energy of young and established designers that we have been featuring in the print edition of Juxtapoz each month. Today, Greg talks about the classic, and timeless, Arco Floor Lamp.
Design // Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Everyone in the Juxtapoz office is looking for a new chair, and sometimes we swap or steal when others are out for the day. I think I have the best chair, but the butt is a little big on it and I slide around. Maybe we should investigate getting the new Krink x Modernica Fiberglass Side-Shell chair, with a subtle shine in classic Krink silver. From Krink: "The Krink Fiberglass Side-Shell chair is made using the original mold and production techniques specifically designed by pioneers in mid-century American design, Charles and Ray Eames. ..
Design // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Juxtapoz has teamed with New England Outerwear co-founder Greg Cordeiro for a series of insights and takes in the world of industrial design and fashion, highlighting the diverse creative energy of young and established designers that we have been featuring in the print edition of Juxtapoz each month. Today, we start with the iconic: Why the Eames Lounge chair?
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Apart from being an artist, Pedro Friedeberg has also invented several styles of architecture, one new religion and two salads. He was born in Italy and now lives in Mexico where he works to criticize the absurdity of things through his paintings, sculpture, design, furniture and architectural fantasies. Pedro was featured in the December 2011 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.
Design // Monday, April 21, 2014
Straight Line Designs works with a variety of clients to create custom, one-of-a-kind furniture pieces and installations. Always keeping functionality in the forefront of his work, designer Judson Beaumont can add personality and life to any space.
Design // Monday, March 31, 2014
Dutch designer Richard Hutten will soon be launching this colorful chair made from 545 stacked layers of fabric in Milan during his exhibition at Salone de Mobile. Hutten is well known for what he refers to as 'No sign of design' furniture: functional furniture in a highly conceptual and humorous style. 840 square meters...
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 03, 2014
Furniture imitates art! Jinil Park, a South Korean designer, has created steel wire furniture that look like rough line sketches. "The key point of my work is the moments where the line is distorted," said Jinil Park. "They express the designer’s feeling, status, and emotion."