A bit of Friday inspiration - Kimble Windsor Chair designed by Matthew Hilton and photographed by the designer himself.
“Istanbul modern? In a word, it’s Autoban. With their east-meets-west twist on mid-century classics, this young duo has jump-started their hometown’s design scene.” From the archives of Dwell magazine - an interview with Autoban http://www.dwell.com/profiles/article/young-turks (This image: Autoban’s design for The House Hotel Nisantasi)
Manta Dining Chair by Matthew Hilton is a feat of engineering and the result of two years’ development. Read more about the construction of this chair here http://ow.ly/lVhb7
“It’s important that a space works with people, that it’s flexible. I like moving things around, like you can do in this space. It’s structurally strong, but also has the freedom to evolve and respond to changing circumstances,” Ilse Crawford in South China Morning Post, explaining her design for Duddell’s Art Centre. http://ow.ly/lS9sn
(This image of Studioilse’s Seating for Eating collective which follows the same approach)
Fantastic Dezeen film where Neri&Hu discuss Design Republic Commune and their design approach http://youtu.be/4GUw_md_r74
Spotlight newsletter 106 is out now. NY Design Week Review, Award, Contract Project and further news http://ow.ly/lGEv3
A peek into Charlene Mullen’s studio via Chocolate Creative http://ow.ly/lDXB4
A bit of Friday inspiration - Lin Pod Bench by Leif.designpark. An incorporated pot of greenery connects us more deeply with nature.
“We’re designing it in China and having it made in Portugal. Why? Because it’s really just the best craft we’ve seen so far. What we’re saying is that China needs to step out there and show the world that we can also design and create.” Neri&Hu interview with Blouin ArtInfo http://ow.ly/lxoMI
Love this pic of Single Octopus by Autoban in a residence at Cape Breton Island, interiors by Alexandra Angle. See more images of this project here http://www.alexandraangle.com/capebretonsp.htm