Korean sculptor Lila Jang has created surreal versions of 18th-century French furniture. Tables, chairs, desks, and stools are transformed from ordinary to extraordinary. Living in a tiny Parisian apartment, Jang found joy in escaping monotony by bending furniture into shape so these could fit into the tiny space.
Says Jang, “My work represents who and where we are as human beings: in the midpoint of that constant struggle between reality and the ideal.”
The collection, titled “rough sketch products” was created by art student Daigo Fukawa for his Senior thesis at Tokyo University. Chairs, sofas and stools, seem like messy doodles and sketches magically popped up off the paper but they are actually formed out of arranged wire.
The Nestrest hanging lounger transforms your regular garden sofa into a small architectural piece. Designed by Daniel Pouzet and Fred Frety, the distinctive hanging lounger offers you a quiet shelter, the perfect place for relaxation, meditation and open-air conversations.
Michel Haillard‘s pieces are creations of barogue design, both exotic and paradoxical. Haillard combines the naturalness of his raw materials, horns or teeth of various origins, leopard, crocodile, and zebra skins having already delighted several generations of hunters, with an unfettered imagination and an obvious nostalgia for pomp and irony.
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Ghost Chairs, from Drift. Designers: Ralph Nauta & Lonneke Gordijin.
They’re made from plexiglass and the inner ‘ghost’ shape is made up out of millions little air bubbles. You can see the image of the ‘ghost’ when light reflects on them.