When Computers And Classics Collide: Sebastian Brajkovic’s Lathe Furniture

Lathe Furniture by Sebastian Brajkovic

Last Spring, Carpenters Workshop Gallery had a showing of Sebastian Brajkovic’s collection of work, entitled Lathe. The exhibit consisted of a series of several chairs and one aluminum table, all of which combine classic furniture design with computer inspired ‘stretching’ to create a modern interpretation of antique style furniture. (more…)

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Raising The Benchmark On.. Well, Benches.

Platform bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller and the leather Mies van der Rohe Bench for Knoll.

Once upon a time, given my old design snob tendencies, the only benches I’d consider owning were the classic slat bench, the Platform bench, by George Nelson for Herman Miller and the leather Mies van der Rohe Bench for Knoll. Both, shown below, are still worthwhile investments, but if you’re looking for a new modern bench, there’s no shortage of beautiful benches by fabulous designers out there. (more…)

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