Oshar Vazquez: A Young Mexican Designer

Emma 360 Rocking Chair by Oshar Vazquez
Emma 360 Rocking Chair by Oshar Vazquez

About Oshar Vazguez
He is 23 years old and in his last year studying Industrial Design at Autonoma de Guadalajara University (UAG) in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Oshar made the Emma 360 Rocking Chair himself: “..Design is not only a matter of drawing and rendering, but also a matter of putting your hands at work!!”
Via Coroflot Portfolios.

Sand and Birch: Softpipe Lounger

The Sofpipe Lounger

If you look at this chair, seating on it is as if you are going to take place on the lap of an elegantly long legged lady. I featured Sand and Birch earlier with their Velvet Sofa. They are Trendhunters (albeit with a typo in their port folio which is named: “Snadbirch”) like yours truly.

Very Round Chair of Louise Campbell goes MoMa

Very Round Chair
Photo thanks to PingMag

The Very Round Chair of Louise Campbell will go to MoMa according to a Zanotta Newsletter

About Louise Campbell
Louise Campbell was born in Copenhagen in 1970. She has a Danish father and an English mother. She grew up in both countries. After graduating from the London College of Furniture in 1992, she returned to Denmark and continued her studies in Industrial Design at Denmark’s Design School, graduating 1995. She set up her own studio in 1996, from where she has worked independently since. Focus is on furniture and lighting design, but the studio is increasingly involved in product design and interior design projects as well. The client list is long and varied, including companies such as Louis Poulsen, Zanotta, HAY, Royal Copenhagen, Holmegaard, Stelton, Muuto, Interstop and The Danish Ministry of Culture. Louise Campbell’s work is playful and experimental, and is increasingly gaining a reputation for gently twisting not only every day objects and situations, but also materials and manufacturing processes in new directions.

1956 TV Debut of Charles And Ray Eames’ Lounge Chair on NBC

Thanks to Archinect I came across two Youtube videos of a NBC show where Charles and Ray Eames introduce among tubular steel chairs they designed for the Herman Miller company and some footage of a film of their home that was produced for MoMa and their card house their famous Eames Lounge Chair:

Part 1 gives a general introduction.

In part 2 the Eames Lounge Chair is launched:

A historic document I would say!

Lawn Chair

Lawn Chair

Lawn Chair

The lawn chair is fabricated from renewable materials of steel, rubber and felt, and then finished with a layer of sod or ground cover. It is contoured for comfort and fully functional. Before sod, the chaise body weighs 25 lbs. and can be shipped dissembled from its base. When upholstered with sod, it is easily movable by two people. The lawn chair is equipped with a built-in moisturizing system that promotes even distribution of moisture under the sod, thereby minimizing evaporation and run-off. The lawn chair comes in a choice of 3 bases: a concrete footing base, a lightweight double metal base and a caster base for greater ease of mobility.

Via Trendhunter, by Fung + Blatt, architects in Los Angeles, USA.