Libri Lounge Chair by Todd Bracher
I’m proud having featured many Chair – Bookcase combinations in the catagory Chair Bookcase Combinations This is another one.
An art piece commissioned by Zerofirst Gallery, Librilounge pays homage to traditional Japanese woodcraft and culture. Sofas are often used simply as a place to sit and read. Taking this idea to its logical extreme, we wondered if these functions could be combined into one essential object, offering commentary on the function-focused, material efficiency we associate with the best Japanese design.
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Daydream Lounger inspired by the Lemniscate, which is an endless form looking like an 8.
The lounger consists of two interlocking cushioned panels and can seat 2. It will be shown in Milan in April.
Joynout studio, based in Tel Aviv and Milan, specializes in the creation of new products and concepts for contract and public spaces. We give design services and consultancy for furniture companies and architecture firms, while producing our own creations in Italy.
Joynout was founded in 2012 by Assaf Israel, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from the Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem, Israel. The values that guide us in the design process are innovation, quality, user experience and spreading joy.
Swedish Artist Pontus Willfors is based in California and had an exhibition at Edward Cella Art & Architecture Gallery in Culver City “Homeland” in June 2015. There he showed inter alia his “Chairs” that he gave branches and roots.
Pontus Willfors challenges the way the viewer perceives everyday objects. He examines aspects of nature that are viewed by our society as product, nuisance or waste. Through mostly sculptural exercises he addresses the power of our culture and its ability to manipulate nature and shape its surroundings.
He has shown his work throughout the continental U.S. including Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis in Los Angeles, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Read Contemporary in Dallas and was part of the curatorial show at Art Miami in 2012.
Pontus Willfors graduated from CalArts (Valencia, CA) in 2009 and has lived and worked in Los Angeles since 2005.
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Piet Hein eek designed this stool in 1999. I took the photo in his studio in Eindhoven some time ago.