Cool furniture, design objects and desiderata

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by gdl203, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Medwed

    Medwed Senior member

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    Don't be timid, styleforum can use a shitstorm of good old yesteryears. Now, how much handwork your bar has?
     


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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    It was completely handmade by a local carpenter.
     


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    Are you saying it has as much handwork as Kiton?
     


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    Meh, I've got an eames chair but can hardly be called cool.. Then again, I only found out that it was valuable after it was in my living room.

    The bar however would be interesting piob.. I'm planning to convert a build in storage in the living room into one. But given the current lack of funds and other worthy causes it'll have to wait untill next year.
     
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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Troof. I feel the same about my kitchen and bathroom remodel. I might put up a picture of the a/v closet though. :)
     


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    Yea...ok hairdoo.

    If arguing the finer points of fake Eames chairs is what constitutes the wider issues surrounding art and design, then I suppose I'm guilty.

    Risom fails where McCobb succeeds.
     


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    Medwed Senior member

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    Pure Star-Trek seks.
     
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    Set your phasers to "Awful"
     


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    Seven kilograms of rubber mounts being ineffective every 20 years I said being preposterous Herman Miller is.
     


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    Sorry I had moved my post as you were applying(moved to the eames chair real v fake thread.
    The 7kg wasn´t just the rubber mounts, it was 7kg overall. On a chair like that shaving weight only means shaving cost.
    If thats a compromise to quality then there is a problem. Theoretically you could replace the plywood with carbon fibre and the aluminium
    with titanium. Considering the energy and cost of moulding the plywood I can imagine carbon being slightly cheaper. That would actually look
    incredible. 21st Century Lounge Chair...however would it be too much a departure form the original?
     


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    I never liked or probably never understood Paul Evans designs( apart from maybe the Cityskape series). I recognise him as an artist but not as a furniture designer but possibly as an artist who tried to incorporate his art into something you could actually use. Never buy art you don´t like is what my grandmother used to say. With that in mind I wouldn´t give 100 dollars for that sideboard let alone 100k. If I had to buy something to remind me of the 70´s or 80´s then Ettore Sottsass would be my preference. I met Michele de Lucci last week who worked on the memphis project. Now that was art and design and hes still going strong
     


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