Thursday, 27 January 2011
Monday, 24 January 2011
Sori Yanagi’s organic forms combine western industrial designs with Japan’s native artisanal traditions. This successful synthesis made him one of the most significant Japanese designers of the post-war era.
The Elephant Stool is one of the most renowned post-war Japanese designs, and is still as convincing as ever with it's clear formal idiom and great functionality. Suitable for indoors, balconies and gardens, the stacking stool can even be used as an easy-to-transport picnic stool.
Unlike the new polypropylene versions from Vitra Design, this piece is from the 80s re-edition for Habitat, made from fibreglass just like the original.
Very rare and collectable! We have 2 of these available.
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Monday, 10 January 2011
Besides the heightened colour options (fire-engine red, emerald green, canary yellow) these bags are no different from the old-school originals. They're fashioned from the same sturdy leather and the hardware is reassuringly scholastic. This elementary-sized satchel is just 11" wide and doubles up as a clutch bag. The bigger ones can fit your laptop and come either as a satchel or a backpack- available in tan or chestnut.
Made in Britain! We like!