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Nube Armchair: A Love Story

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When curves fell in love with lines, the Nube armchair by Stua was born. Designed by Jesus and Jon Gasca in 2007, it looks as fresh as being a newborn, even after 6 years of its conception. A truly magnificent example of how opposites attract or depending on the point of view, how they compliment each other. Daring to combine perfect sleek and straight lines with the softness of gentle curves, the designer achieved a balanced outcome, celebrating a happy marriage between masculine and feminine forms in just one go. Continue reading

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Seat series: Made for modern casual living

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The Ecopoltrona, Ecopouffe and Ecopanca – armchair, stool and bench – are a series of soft form casual seats in various sustainable coverings, including a washable cellulose fiber and recycled sails that can be popped in the washing machine when you like. Continue reading

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This, That, Other Seats: Playing an Open Hand

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The This, That and Other series is a dining chair, lounge chair and stool respectively are a family of seats that have just the right balance of delicacy and strength to their look, and are highly material efficient keeping costs down. Continue reading

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Panier Stool: sugary treat

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Somewhere in between a drum and an up side down cupcake is where my imagination brought me in order to find a simple way to describe the Panier Stool by Helen Kontouris Design. Its rubbery texture, the diamond like design and the colors remind of sugary treats crafted with the finest art, wouldn’t you agree? Continue reading

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Ceasar Living Collection: timeless modern furniture

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While Goethe brilliantly pointed out that architecture is frozen music, I cannot stop comparing beautiful design with poetry. Especially when the subject is multi functional storage and display solutions where dialogue among shapes, volumes and lines seems to be an endless play of possibilities for magic to be written in any way other than words rhyming with one another do. Continue reading

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Cartesia Desk Tamo Tree: designed to assist you

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As a person whose work often takes place from home, deciding on a desk that is both functional while also fits my domestic environment has always been an important issue. I love desks. In fact I’m amazed from the possibilities that modern design offers, satisfying the craziest organization requirements combined with appealing and surprising appearances. Continue reading

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Lounge Chair Maserati by Zanotta: Just as sexy

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This limited edition lounge chair is the result of a collaboration between the car manufacturing denizen Maserati, and the long established furniture designers, Zanotta. The chair is a stand alone piece, and allows you to own a piece of the Maserati velocity, even without moving. Continue reading

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Storage and Five Boxes: Teaching An Old Box New Tricks

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A vertical and horizontal shelf in orange and grey, plus a horizontal shelf and a sideboard in grey and yellow composite the Storage and Five Boxes series. Based on square pole metal frames, and using standard vinyl boxes found in most hardware stores, the piece is a song to simplicity. Continue reading

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Web Shelf & Desk: Tidy design for a messy life

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Porro have brought out the Web ‘multipurpose supporting surface’ to the delight of busy minimalists worldwide. The wall-mounted installation can act as a support for anything decorative, or equally functional, as it comes with optional light, shelves and power supply. Continue reading

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Ruche sofa by Linge Roset

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One name: Ligne Roset. And then another one: Ruche sofa. Bring them together and an adventure is fired. Not your most typical one possibly, but still quite an interesting one. Location: the factory of the since 38 years family owned furniture company Ligne Roset, resting at the base of the Alps, in Briod France. I guess magnificent objects have to be manufactured in breathtaking places, don’t they? Asides its rather common and seemingly uninteresting concrete and metal exterior, what unfolds inside the 382.000 square foot factory is a lively, colorful and vividly energized scene. Dozens of workers, gigantic bolts of fabric, robotic sewing machines, foam cutters and glue sprayers. All protagonists in the same film. Continue reading