Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 05, 2013
London/São Paulo-based Studio Swine made a chair entirely from plastic recovered on the beach. The Sea Chair is created using a device that plucks plastic from debris and sorts it by color and then melts it for the various elements of the chair.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 07, 2013
Two of our favorite artists and veterans of the print magazine, LA-based Chris Johanson and Johanna Jackson, just finished installing a new commission of custom furnishings on the Lindbrook Terrace at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. The couple created chairs, tables, ottomans, and sofas incorporating used furniture, found wood, and colorful fabrics.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 17, 2013
A nice little design from Italian studio, DoKC Lab, the Game Over Chair takes the look of the iconic Space Invaders game and makes it a household item. The best part? The interlocking design means no screws, no nails, no hassle, no swearing, no frustration.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Andy Ralph is a San Diego-based artist that also sings in the band Writer. We first encountered his lawn chair sculptures in the Musuem of Contemporary Art, San Diego at their La Jolla location. In the gallery space that overlooks the surrounding reefs, coves, and beaches, these lawn chairs seemed perfectly placed in the grotesquely affluent and perfectly scenic coast side of La Jolla.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 11, 2012
And what a beautiful book this is. AMMO Books has just published perhaps one of the most stunning books we have seen all year, Eames: Beautiful Details, one that we are very happy ended up in our offices yesterday. Not only an in-depth, 400+ page look into their innovative and groundbreaking furniture design, Beautiful Details covers Charles and Ray Eames' extensive exploration in textiles, product, graphic design, toys, film, and photography.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Allen Jones' table (made in 1969) from the late-playboy Gunter Sach's collection sold for $1.6 million at Sotheby's. Furniture from Jones' soft porn line, which depicts furniture-sculptures, made with female mannequins in full bondage attire and the table which sold for such a high price was part of a series of erotic furniture pieces he was making around this same time.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
As we continue our series of featuring the Friends Of Brazilian great, Vik Muniz, today we look at the award-winning design team of brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana. Campana Designs have long been known for their unique combination of craft-meets-contemporary, recycled-meets-high design furniture. The Campanas have garnered massive critical attention for their innovative furniture made from everyday materials and waste products like cardboard, fabric scraps, rope, aluminum wire, and plastic tubes.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Pini Leibovich is an Israeli born industrial designer whose work focuses on order and disorder. His designed systems are meant to reflect the nature of man’s curiosity. Leibovich’s own goal is to have viewers interact as much as possible.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 18, 2011
These are really cool public "furniture" pieces (they seem more like really great installation pieces you can sit on) made from polyethylene plastic (plastic bottle waste). The designer, Sebastien Wierinck, is currently working on "new structures for experiments in contemporary design."