The Dharma Lounge designed by Palette Industries explores the use of text as both structure and decoration, with the purpose of creating a situation where the participant is embraced by the possibilities of building a relationship with the object based on personal and communal experiences and memories thus substantiating the lifespan of the product. The words read – Stand, Forget, Breathe, Acknowledge and Observe. Great looking product, really grabs your eyeballs! I Like…
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London-based furniture design company Formtank launched a series of sustainable table designs at the recently concluded 100% Design. Using a single sheet of industrial steel in the most efficient way possible, these cutting-edge “2d3d” tables are constructed to maximize yield while minimizing waste. Capable of carrying a considerable load, the volume of each table’s base is just ¼ of the volume of the glass it supports.
I loved the tables for their sheer all-steel beauty and sophisticated ‘industrial’ look. And I think the beauty of the concept lies in the fact that it could be applied to tables in several other materials too, cardboard for instance, and still look amazing.