James Shaw was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne and raised in Devon, a.k.a. the English Riviera to a family of doctors with an artistic leaning. He has studied at University College Falmouth, Kingston University (BA Hons Product and Furniture) and The Royal College of Art (MA Design Products).
This brilliant woodworking piece entitled “Good Vibrations” is a hand-carved Storage Unit created by architect Ferruccio Laviani for the 2013 Furniture Exhibition. The piece appears warped and distorted and was created entirely by Laviani’s hand and not by a computer.
All over the world people are creating fantastic and interesting new products using recycled skateboards. Though we’re not sure who the creators are, the objects are brilliant. From lights to lounge chairs there’s plenty of reasons why you should’ve just throw out your old skateboard decks.
Design studio PEGA has just released a very innovative design for a chair at the recent Milan Design Week. The WindUP Chair is designed with a large windup key that has the ability to charge your smartphone.
Dimitris Polychroniadis takes courage in his latest work. The latest work was made for an ongoing solo exhibition titled ‘Repent’. Polychroniadis is a stage designer, architect and artist that lives and works in Athens Greece. His work consists of mixed media, surreal-pop, humorous, diorama sculptures that makes a comment on the harsh realities of his country and much of the world is facing at the moment.
As you well know, we here at BBB love anything that’s all bubbly and melting and these chairs have it in spades. Therese Granlund created these chairs for a project entitled “Form Follows Foam” for her MA project at the Design Academy in Eindhoven in collaboration with BASF Polyurathan, Boxtel.