Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Godspeed is a small conceptual design studio that produces marvelous work from refuse wood. The forms are quite typical – chest of drawers, arm chair – but the sculptural nature of the product gives new life to both the rather regular material and case and seating furniture. Perhaps not perfectly suited for the home, Godspeed’s creations hover between studio craft and
Yatzer published a thorough profile on Godspeed earlier in the week. Ricardo Hernandez does a nice job of contextualizing the work against contemporary high design and pushing the “waste no more” philosophy.
After the jump, my favorite Godspeed designs.