Student and Graduate

This stool concept by Japanese student Hiromi Manabe from Kobe Design University has me wishing I’d never thrown out my old knits and that I’d had a Rollin Rollin device to turn them into fluffy upholstery.

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The ombre colour effect on the San Francisco stools by Swedish designer Åsa Agerstam is inspired by the blended colours of the cocktails her parents used to make in the 1980s – namely the San Francisco cocktail.

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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.

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Kristine Five Melvær

February 10th, 2012 Posted In:
Design
Student and Graduate

This small collection of lighting designs by young Norwegian designer Kristine Five Melvær is currently showing at Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair. The designs called Ray, Sunday and Light Jars, explore how objects can create an emotional bond between object and user. Read the rest of this entry »