With the furniture series Easy Edges, Frank Gehry
gave a new and suprising aesthetic dimension to cardboard, an everyday material. All of the pieces in the Easy Edges collection, although appear to be amazingly simple, owe their robustness and ...
With HAL, Jasper Morrison has created a reinterpretation
of the multifunctional shell chair and a varied chair range with a distinctly contemporary appearance. The shape of HAL's shell ensures plenty of freedom of movement and the slightly flexible plastic ...
Chairs take the most strain on their back
legs, where they bear the weight of their user's upper body. Prouv took this into account very succinctly in Standard Chair. Tubular steel piping is enough for the front legs that ...
Casual pieces are simple in
design and usually in a lighter
wood. Very Little details,
except possibly some country
Mision/Shaker pieces are mostly
constructed of wood and feature
vertical slats, either on the
arms or back. Very simple in
Modern pieces are often marked
by clean lines, smooth accents
(glass, stainless steel), and
new concepts such as space age,
curved metal, and an updated
Traditional pieces typically
feature curved lines, decorative
details, carved details, and are
often made from darker woods.
Transitional pieces combine
modern and traditional elements.
They often feature straight
lines and sharp angles, but the
overall design does not stray
too far away frmo traditional
Cottage style pieces often
feature exposed wood in white
finish, or are slipcovered.
Rustic/Lodge pieces have a
rugged look and may have natural