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Design Apr 26, 2011

Swilken Bench

St. Andrew’s golf course is the inspiration for the Swilken Bench… specifically the course’s 18th century Swilken Bridge. Designer Andrew Dickson finds glory in the little details, transitioning a stunning polished wood seat through to a… Read more
Design Dec 13, 2010

Cala Indoor Bench

The Cala Indoor Bench is still in prototype, but I can’t think the design will be too long waiting in the wings. I love the sharp twist between directions, and (of course) the little nod to ancient crule bases with … Read more
Design Dec 6, 2010

Streetwalk by Charlie Davidson

Sunderland has received a terrific holiday gift from artist Charlie Davidson. My own love of public seating and street art are met by his “Streetwalk,” which finds a series of benches installed in Sunderland’s Sunniside area. These give the… Read more
Design Sep 7, 2010

Rattan Chairs by Abie Abdillah

Indonesian furniture maker Abie Abdillah combines the industrial aesthetic of ubiquitous (in Jakarta) “Oplet” car with highly sustainable rattan in his designs for a new lounge chair and bench. The curvilinear pieces do form a bold… Read more
Design Aug 3, 2010

The Longest Bench by Studio Weave

Loving a good bench as I do, I couldn’t help but to get excited about Dezeen’s coverage of Studio Weave‘s triumphant design in Littlehampton, UK. Providing seating for approximately 300 people, the meandering bench is constructed of… Read more
Design Mar 31, 2010

Splay Bench by Frank Cresencia

Built of inked walnut and stainless steel, Frank Cresencia’s “Splay Bench” is designed to explore the interplay between interior and exterior space in furniture. With that goal, Cresencia uses the wooden splats to essential expose the guts… Read more
Design Dec 24, 2009

Kranen/Gille | Furniture Design

Dutch design duo Jos Kranen and Johannes Gille cook up some remarkable furniture. The two met in Eindhoven and together pull a vast array of influences and reference points into fantastic pieces – particularly furniture. I noticed their… Read more
Design Dec 15, 2009

Alvin Tjitrowirjo | Designer

Alvin Tjitrowirjo is an Indonesian designer with hopes of reviving the nation’s design industry. Many of his pieces reflect local hand craft traditions, in particular the “linger bench” which is made of rattan. Tjitrowirjo apprenticed under… Read more
Design Dec 15, 2009

Creo Concrete Studio

Creo Concrete Studio began as a collaborative effort between Maysun Wells and Eric Green. The two Californian’s understand well the inherent potential of concrete to produce beautiful forms. Their outdoor furniture, inlayed with cut glass… Read more
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