Furniture

When design pays hommage to art masters

Designers, both fashion designers and product/interiors designers, often take inspiration from art and painters. Sometimes they take inspiration from the colors used by an artist, other times from the shapes or the style of an artir, others from the world evoked by the painter. Today I want to talk you about Notoo Studio, a young Italian creative laboratory specialized in the production of 3D ...

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The contrast between past and future in the work of Agnes Studio.

Gustavo Quintana and Estefania de Ros, two designers from Guatemala, founded Agnes Studio in 2016. I really like the works of the studio and the fact that, behind every object, there is a long research and a connection to the designers's cultural heritage. Agnes aims to research forms of symbolism and emotions through the reinterpretation and new contextualization of traditional crafts, ...

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Design seats inspired by vintage school chairs

Functionality and comfort were the most important features for furnishing in the industrial era, particularly in factories, schools but also in theaters and restaurants. The chairs in particular had to be cheap but also practical and comfortable. Iron chairs with wooden seat and back became the standard, not very different from the school chairs we know. The shape has remained similar over time ...

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Zanotta’s Quaderna series: a timeless icon

I don't know if it's just my impression but in the last few months I have seen the Zanotta Quaderna series of furniture been used in many interior styling projects. Among the latest styling in which I saw this furniture and which I also published here on the blog, there is the one by Lotta Agaton that you can see here and the styling by Kravitz & Dorazio for the new Jotun catalog (see ...

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