Knitted army is the latest project by Italian designer Andrea Brena, who came up with an idea to help people to create their own knitted chairs and crochet carpets from left over fabric. Using simple crochet and knitting techniques including arm knitting, participants in the project can create colourful seat covers, ottomans and carpets. Read the rest of this entry »
Kaikado Japanese tea caddies are made from copper, tin, brass and silver. A beautifully simple design that is made to grow more beautiful over time with years of use. The handmade tea caddies have a life long interaction with human hands that creates a beautiful patina as a reaction to the oils of the skin.
These geometric stools by Spanish designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón create a clever optical illusion that made us look twice when we saw them on show at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan last month. Each stool is made up of three rhombus-shaped pieces of wood each in a different material. When joined together they create a neat little stool with a hexagon shaped top. Read the rest of this entry »