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Mathias Bengtsson at HUB

Mathias Bengtsson is a Danish furniture designer since the 1990ies. From September 13th to november 9th, 2008 his work will be exhibited at Hub National Center for Craft & Design.

His well-known Slices Chairs will be on show. The series of chairs feature stacked layers of material which pile up to create forms reminiscent of topological maps. the chair is included in many permanent collection including the MoMA. The Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston, Texas acquired a plywood version of the Slice chair for their permanent collection.

His Spun Chair will be included. It weighs only 800 g and is made from carbon fibre.


The show’s centre piece will be a 36m Spun Bench made of modular components, which will be hung from the ceiling of the gallery.

Via Design Boom

Recycled Wood Chairs by John Booth


Recycled Wood Chairs by John Booth

designer john booth has created these simple chairs which make use found and recycled wood from used pieces of furniture. each chair is custom built based on the available pieces booth finds. as a result each chair is unique and one of a kind. however all the chairs share the same simple construction and materials. booth has even created some smaller versions in the collection for children.

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Bouf – Meet Chair Designers


For instance Osian Batyka-Williams for Tube Chairs.

Bouf.com is showcase and marketplace for artists and designers. A sort of Etsy.

I found a Gehry inspired seat there that disappeared since I posted this. So I changed the post. Bouf features some interesting chairs.

Last edited by gje on October 27, 2010 at 1:40 PM