The Design Magazine

The Design Magazine

The Design Magazine featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Infinity

Personifying the symbol of perpetuity into a sensationally sculptural magnum opus, Infinity designer table collection by Stefano Bigi for Porada adapts both the shape and the meaning of this principle with compelling base and minimalist glass top. Paralleling the theory’s adaptation in cultural spheres, Stefano brings the realms of eternity into the world of modern design with his though-provoking interpretation of dynamics featuring sinuous lines that create an illusion of material pliability nevertheless as solid as the tables can be, being made of chrome, solid wood and glass.

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Seóra

Seóra is made from high quality Birch marine plywood and stainless steel. It’s unique design and aesthetic appearance provides you with your ultimate hammock experience as Seóra takes the shape of your body allowing you to relax in a correct posture without slouching (unlike conventional hammocks with net and fabric do). Seora's distinctive stand made from stainless steel can be disassembled into three pieces for easy storage. Integrated armrests open when needed and the footrest can be adjusted according to your height for ideal comfort.

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S-Cube

S-CUBE simply took the 3mm cardboard to the next level. It inherited a regular box shape, then pushed from one side to create multifunction: a stool, a child’s seat, and steps. The sheet of cardboard is precisely cut by CNC machine and folded into polygon blocks, and turn S-CUBE into a strong yet light-weight structure. Colorful leather adds a touch of playfulness to the child’s chair.

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Twins

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Ludovico Office

As with the Ludovico main furniture, this office version obvioulsy has the same principle which is to hide a full chair in a drawer with the chair not being noticed, and seen as part of the main furniture. Most will think that the chairs are a couple more drawers. Only when pulled back we see a chair literally coming out from such a crowded space filled with drawers. Inspiration in great measure came from a visit to Pittamiglio´s caste and all of its symbolic, hidden messages as well as hidden and unexpected doors or full rooms.

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The Monroe Chair

Striking elegance, simplicity in idea, comfortable, designed with sustainability in mind. The Monroe Chair is an attempt to drastically simplify the manufacturing process involved in making an armchair. It exploits the potential of CNC technologies to repeatedly cut out a flat element from MDF, these elements are then splayed around a central axis to shape a complexly curved armchair. The back leg gradually morphs into the backrest and the armrest into the front leg, creating a distinct aesthetic entirely defined by the simplicity of the manufacturing process.

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