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  1. How to put the kids in their space

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... Danish designer Jelte van Geest's Grand Chair in birch wood and tubular steel might look unstable, especially with the small chair perched on the end, but the idea behind it is strong. By encouraging family members to sit together, Van Geest is encouraging bonding without being sentimental. The Nest, a minimalist high chair by Australian Sally Dominguez, also caters to these vertically ...

  2. Enter the fold

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... so pliable that it is tempting to try to open it. Walsh took the same enthusiastic approach to his Mirror chair, which would also be tempting to tweak were it not made of laser-cut sheet ... austere rocking chair and refashioned it using lightweight flexible cardboard. His Billy Rocker is so malleable it can be folded into whatever a child fancies, be it a dragon, unicorn or dolphin. ...

  3. Hip hip handmade

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... Simhon dabbles in these techniques even though his finished products have a futuristic look. His cubic silver chair and bronze chaise longue look as if they are taken from the set ... of today's designers are taking not only techniques from the past, but common sense lessons too. 'The padding adds to the comfort and styling of the chair,' says Simhon of his silver chair ...

  4. Rough it up

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... that is considered a perfect example of modern design and loosen it up. Arne Jacobsen's Egg Chair in its most well-known form is sleek and devoid of pattern. In Bokja's hands it's another chair, covered in clashing fabrics. But does this eclecticism improve on Jacobsen's original? 'We do not seek to improve the design. We are trying to apply our vision to give it another ...

  5. Well, hello Dali

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... with furniture but his style couldn't be more different to Zwiers'. His bold black chair topped with a skull and crossbones image appears more nightmarish than dreamlike. This mix of styles ... with spikes, tables balancing on tubes of steel, and chairs that look like plump lips are slotted into the living rooms and kitchens of adults with a particular taste. But it's important ...

  6. Abu Dhabi

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... Centre, Hamdan Street, tel: 971 2 632 8844; www.unique-style.com). A long curved table in charcoal and chairs finished with light beige upholstery are sleek pieces that manage to look good without ...

  7. Madrid

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... for storage in an office. Another reasonably priced shop is La Distribuidora (21Jose Ortega y Gasset, tel: 3491 431 7175; www.ladistribuidora.com). Its director's chair (Euro18.95) in acid green ... display at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Philippe Starck is one of the most famous designers whose wares it stocks; his polycarbonate chair (price on application) is eerily transparent ...

  8. Zurich

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... with modern furniture, the store places a strong emphasis on high-end, high-quality products. The armrest-free chairs in laminated wood (prices on application) would make a perfect accompaniment ...

  9. It's faux real

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... what can be found inside, with dresses, lamps, chairs and coat hangers now elevated to the status of a South Sea Island, thanks to hyper-real colours and skilful juxtapositions. Viewed ... 10 years and explains how her fascination began: 'I am obsessed with collecting things, from plates and chairs to pencils and stickers. I like to photograph objects, I love to preserve ...

  10. Back to nature

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... and are being presented in sleeker forms. Mikiya Kobayashi (mikiyakobayashi.com) is one designer using natural materials for contemporary living spaces. His rattan chairs exhibited at this year's Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan attracted attention because of their comfortable elegance. Elegant is not a word normally associated with rattan, but his chairs enhance a room instead ...




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