Getting creative in the home

| Nov 4, 2013

Getting creative in the home

by Jean Snow

Let’s take the tube If you like practical, everyday furniture that still retains an unusual aesthetic, the Paper Tubes Bench by Rewire’s Akihiro Otsuka is ideal. As you’ve probably guessed, the main components are paper tubes, which are wrapped in fabric that’s available in ...

Easy furniture and all things green

| Aug 5, 2013

Easy furniture and all things green

by Jean Snow

Rearranging furniture with the flip of a coin Not all office workspaces are created equal — we can’t all have those luxury designer, expansive spaces. But small offices still need to deal with fluctuations in staff and changes in layout, no matter how minor. ...

Double-A seating power

| Nov 27, 2012

Double-A seating power

by Jean Snow

The AA Stool is the lovely result of a collaboration between Torafu Architects and the Ishinomaki Laboratory, a platform that brings together creators in one of the hardest-hit areas during last year’s earthquake and tsunami, Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture. Based on the concept of ...