Hako Stools by Yukari Hotta

Hako, Japanese for ‘box’, is quite literal description of the recent product created by a young Tokyo-born Copenhagen-based designer Yukati Hotta. Composed of five separate parts, the beautifully minimalist and quintessentially Japanese Hako is a simple, cushion topped wooden stool which can double as a neat,  ribbon-wrapped storage piece. Hako was presented last month at the Greenhouse exhibition during this year’s edition … Continue reading

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Trotters by TAF for Pieces

Designers Gabriella Gustafson & Mattias Ståhlbom of TAF have created a collection of storage cabinets and tables for new brand Pieces with large interchangeable feet made from wood, marble or porcelain. Called Trotters, the series comprises low birch benches and table tops in glass with optional birch cabinets that can be stacked in different configurations. Silicon rings in white … Continue reading

Stockholm 2012: Marginal Notes by Note Design Studio

Swedish Note Design Studio presented a collection of furniture inspired by camping and field trips at Stockholm Design Week last week. The Marginal Notes series was developed from doodles the team made in the margins of their sketchbooks and notebooks over the year, revisited and worked through to physical objects. Pieces include benches resempling logs on a sawbuck, … Continue reading

Stockholm 2012: Hoof by Samuel Wilkinson

London designer Samuel Wilkinson presents a table with legs that are sharpened like pencils for danish manufacturer &tradition. The Hoof range is named after the way horses hoofs are trimmed before they are shod. Each table is painted before the ends of the legs are trimmed, in contrast to the normal practice of masking the area to … Continue reading

Stockholm 2012: Buoy by TAF for Zero

Stockholm Furniture Fair and the Northern Light Fair opens today and the next couple of days will be full of news, launches and trends. Among other things Swedish designer Mattias Ståhlbom of TAF presents this pendant lamp called Buoy inspired by the fenders and buoys that hang down from the side of boats. The lamp has a blown … Continue reading

Per Söderberg’s New Solutions for Work & Storage

Swedish designer Per Söderberg will be launching his New Solutions for Work & Storage during the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2012. The collection is an extension of his No Early Birds Collection and includes a bureau writing desk combined with a storage cabinet chest of drawers. What appears to be plain but subtle boxes with elegant … Continue reading

Moment Chair by Khodi Feiz

Inspired by the notion that we rarely “just sit” while seated,  Khodi Feiz has designed the Moment Chair for Offecct. Feiz explains, “Observing those ‘moments’ which we engage in while seated was the key inspiration for this project… we started to reflect on all the activities we do while sitting: all the moments that we … Continue reading