After looking at a cropped version of this children’s chair by Wary Meyers that is customised with new paint and detachable vinyl tongue cushion at Koikoikoi, we decided we had found the chair of our dreams. It was a bit devastating to find that, thereafter, upon a bit more sleuthing online, that the chair also has questionable googly eyes that kind of ruin the coolness of its tongued seat. Time for blindfold?
For all the caffeine addicts, including myself, the South Korean studio He Was Born has found a solution: a Coffee Chair. The most difficult is to choose between the three colors available, black, white or brown.
Old clothes tend to either end up in the charity bin, or in a box at the back of the closet. Artist Tobias Juretzek has been getting resourceful, compressing worn out clothes and turning them into furniture.
Who needs drugs when you have these awesome squiggly chairs from the design group Nendo? Not only will only will they look good in your apartment, they will make your eyes bug out when you’re bored. Functional and trippy, The Thin Black Lines exhibit runs at Phillips de Pury and Company until October 31.
Who said chairs had to be boring? Or practical? This range of chairs from designer brothers, Fernando and Humberto Campana, nicely blurs the line between form and functionality, art and science.