Renowned furniture designer Jack Rogers Hopkins is back with yet another contemporary chair, named the ‘Rocking Chair’. It is a perfect blend of antiqueness and modernity. Rocking chairs were highly popular in the past. This is a well-curved out piece of wooden furniture, with stylized features. The seat and the back-rest look extremely comfortable.
Artist "Fixes" Broken Wooden Furniture With Modern Translucent Materials
Brazilian artist Tatiane Freitas blends classic and contemporary design for her My New Old Chair series. In a twist on kintsugi—a Japanese tradition where fractured pottery is repaired with gold—broken furniture is revitalized through the addition of acrylic resin. The resulting contemporary, yet vintage, pieces demonstrate a harmony of opposing forces. In fact, it's this push and pull that interests the artist. By harnessing the memory of what was, and adding to the empty space, she at o...
DESIGNER INSPIRATION – eco furniture of the future
Clever fold over chair--Coffee bench © Karolina Tylka 2002 - a project with adjustable table space within. The idea is about supporting smart use of space. The inspiration came from the need of having a coffee in the garden and no space to place the cup or newspaper. Space of seat and table is adjusted by rotating elements of the bench.