Outdoor Seating & Table System for Moroso M’Afrique by Marc Thorpe

Eight years into their collaborative relationship, New York-based designer Marc Thorpe is launching his latest piece for Moroso for their outdoor collection called Moroso M’Afrique. DayTrip comprises various components that are used as low tables and benches that pay homage to the Italian brand’s multi-cultural ethos. The design allows the user to create a composition for themselves, giving them ownership of the product and design for which they can use with others.

The frames are made in Dakar, Senegal, while the cushions are created in Udine, Italy, bringing together Moroso’s modern spirit with Senegal’s hand-craftsmanship making it truly a global design.

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    His first pieces of furniture were shown at the Salon d’Automne in 1924. He prefered poetic living spaces and believed that people deserved better than Corbusier’s “living machines.” Read More →

  • Sebastian Bergne (b. 1966) – English / Italian industrial designer

    Lampshade 1 by Sebastian Bergne

    The phrase ‘less is more’ perfectly encapsulates the core of these works, the quality of which can only be attained by a proper understanding of form.Read More →

  • A Chair Inspired by French Ruelle

    Chair Inspired by French Reulle

    In French La Ruelle means little street – a tiny enclave of intimacy, friendliness and marketplace variety. Read More →

  • Campana Brothers and their sensational creations

    Sushi Sofa by Campana Brothers

    Campana Brothers and their sensational creations, astonishing inventions have favoured design and home décor magazines.Read More →

  • Sardine Collector’s Cabinet by Michael Marriot

    Sardine Collector's Cabinet

    This humorous, simple, and elegant approach proposed a different design agenda, harkening back to Victor Papanek and the Whole Earth Catalogue in the 1960s.Read More →

  • Henry Van de Velde (1863 – 1957) Belgian artist, architect, interior designer

    Poster Henry van de Velde featured image

    Henry van de Velde was a Belgian architect, industrial designer, painter and art critic. He worked in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.Read More →

  • Mission Furniture – Design Dictionary Term

    Armchair, 1907 - 1913 designed by Gustav Stickley

    Mission Furniture – Design Dictionary Term. The early twentieth-century American furniture design style. American Arts and CraftsRead More →

  • Robo-Stacker early example of ‘Recycled Design’ Movement

    Robo-Stacker recycled design

    Robo-Stacker early example of the ‘Recycled Design’ Movement. Whirlpool washing machine drums were used to create general-purpose storage.Read More →

  • Vernon Panton (1926 – 1998) Danish Architect & Designer

    Nesting Stool-Tables by Verner Panton featured image

    Vernon Panton (1926 – 1998) Danish Architect & Designer. He was a master at transforming flowing forms into gorgeous plastic masterpieces. READ MORERead More →

  • Ross Lovegrove ( b.1958) British Furniture and Product Designer

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    Lovegrove is a versatile designer who regularly draws inspiration from nature’s range of forms, as evidenced by his gently curved Lloyd Loom chaises longues, which combine sensuality and ergonomics.Read More →

  • No. 22 Diamond Chair by Harry Bertoia

    No. 22 Diamond Chair by Harry Bertoia

    No. 22 Diamond Chair by Harry Bertoia. Many would argue that this is more of a sculpture than a chair. READ MORERead More →

  • Modular Table, coffee table by Claisse Architectures

    Modular Table, modular coffee table system by Claisse ArchitecturesRead More →

  • Red and Blue Armchair by Gerrit Rietveld

    Red and Blue Armchair by Gerrit Rietveld

    The Red and Blue Chair’s visual impact has ensured that it will always be a staple image in any history of twentieth-century design. It has become a metaphor for the Modern Movement along with the Schröder home.Read More →

  • Functional Pack Horse Chair With Storage

    Pack Horse is a ‘active’ leisure chair that will accompany you on your mental journeys. A chair that allows you to become lost in analogue creative pursuits like writing, painting, reading, playing guitar, or listening to records. Read More →

  • Hanging Loop Chair by Lee Broom

    Hanging Loop Chair

    Hanging Loop Chair by Lee Broom. Suspended from above, two brass plated steel circular hoops join to create – Hanging Hoop Chair. Read More >Read More →

  • Experimental Acrylic Side Tables from Nortstudio

    nortstudio sidetables

    These side tables are the outcome of an acrylic resin experiment. Acrylic is a two-part substance made up of mineral powder and water-based acrylic resin.Read More →

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