Thomas Schnur – White Benchchair


Monobloc inspired Benchchair by Thomas Schnur

Thomas is a Cologne, Germany, based designer.
Via Outdoorz Gallerie

CC-2 Armchair by Brat Pitt


Via Architectural Digest I discovered the site Pitt – Pollaro which was unveiled this month.

It turns out that Brat Pitt is not only a collector of design furniture, but has been sketching furniture as well.

In 2008, Brad Pitt commissioned a custom desk from Pollaro Custom Furniture. Frank Pollaro personally delivered the desk to Brad’s chateau in the south of France. During the installation, Brad and Frank found that they had a common passion for furniture and fine details. They discussed design history and their appreciation of materials, old and new. Most importantly, they shared a commitment to perfection.

During their discussion, Frank noticed a design sketch book on a nearby table. Intrigued by the hundreds of sketches that Brad had created over a ten-year period, Frank encouraged Brad to allow Pollaro to transform his drawings into three-dimensions. Brad enthusiastically agreed to move forward. In reviewing the sketches, they selected what would become the initial pieces of the Pitt-Pollaro collection.

Initially there will be a limited edition of 48 of these CC-2 armchairs numbered and signed both by Brat Pitt and Frank Pollaro.

Monroe Armchair by Alexander White Awarded

Monroe-Armchair-by-Alexander-WhiteMonroe Chair by Alexander White won the 2011-2012 A’Design Award.
Source: A Design Award.

Clover Chair by Ron Arad – 2012 IMM Cologne (20)

clover chair by Ron Arad Close up
Clover Chair by Ron Arad

Clover Chair by Ron Arad

While editing photos, I noticed these photos of Ron Arad’s Clover Chair I made at the booth of Driade at 2012 IMM Cologne

Timber & Ore barstool by Joseph Pitruzelli of WoodSmithe

These neat and what looks like very stable barstools designed by Joseph Pitruzelli of WoodSmithe are available in mint green and white and are sold online on

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