Vitra Workspace opens in a Gehry factory building

London architect Pernilla Ohrstedt and Los Angeles designer Jonathan Olivares have collaborated on a new office furniture showroom at the Vitra headquarters. The Vitra Workspace occupies 1,700 square metres on the renovated second floor of Frank Gehry’s 1989 production hall at the Vitra Campus at Weil am Rhein in Germany. Ohrstedt and Olivares worked together to renovate the space, creating […] Read more

Furniture: Clément Brazille revamps Bertoia’s side chair

The ‘Bertoia loom chair’ is a reinterpretation of creations by Italian-born American designer Harry Bertoia. Created by Clément Brazille, the seats are dressed in soft, woven corduroy fabric  — enabling each to be unique and customizable. The plush textile, accompanied by the chairs simple forms are both inviting and comfortable. ‘Bertoia loom chair’ is an […] Read more

Transformation of prison cells into comfortable living spaces through design

Brooklyn industrial design student Kai Lin has created a contemporary furniture set for jail cells in juvenile detention centres in the US. The desk, chair, and bed are intended to transform “a cold, confined space” into a more comfortable living area, said Lin, who has just graduated from New York’s Pratt Institute. Through his work, Lin aims […] Read more

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