To celebrate a slow yet triumphant easing back into a clean, unhacked blog, let’s enjoy this soothing process video of Fritz Hansen‘s iconic Series 7 chair.
Dutch designer Jólan van der Wiel has invented a magnet machine that produces stools made from a specially designed magnetic plastic material. The magnetic fields created by the machine pull on the plastic, creating bizarre organic forms that resemble stalagmites rising from the floor. The shape of each stool depends upon the position and force of the magnets used, so each design is unique.
US artist Kara Ginther creates meticulously hand-tooled leather goods which she sells online through her etsy store. Most interestingly Kara offers a custom carving service for Brooks saddles. Designs include anything from logos to full illustrations and span a price range of $99-$400. Read the rest of this entry »