Friday, 19 October 2012

Line of Sight

Some of the furniture that previewed at this year's London Design Week was made of steel wire. It's a favourite material of designers and shows up regularly in new permutations. Beijing-based architect Sarah Bernardi's new studio collection (1) is so ethereal, it looks like a line drawing.


1. Sara Bernardi's collection of steel rod furniture called Con-Tradition by MICROmacro, via micromacrolab.it
2. Donna Walker's recycled chandeliers exhibited at The Residence Gallery, via donnawalker.org
3. V4 vases by Seoul-based designer Seung-Yong-Sung, via seungyongsong.com
4. Solid Shell steel and concrete chairs by Voon Wong and Benson Saw, via vwbs.co.uk
5 & 6. Czech designer Jan Plechac revisits the great icons of chair design in his Icons collection, via janandhenry.com
7. Quantum table by Jason Phillips, via jasonphillipsdesign.com
8. Japanese design powerhouse Nendo's cage lamps, via nendo.co.jp

Lines of colour; via gilbertbretterbauer.net

Nendo's 2011 solo show Thin Black Lines And Dancing Squares in Taiwan.

When is a line drawing a chair? When it's Nendo's Thin Black Lines wire frame chair of course, via nendo.co.jp

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