UPDATE: Thank you so much to our reader, Karen, who posted a clue to these stools’ origin: They are TS stools by French industrial designer Roger Tallon (who designed the iconic French TGV High Speed Trains and the Telavia TV set which perhaps influenced the original iMac design) and I’m seeing them retail online for $250-350 USD. Check […]

The High Line is a park built on an an old, elevated freight rail line above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. Fantastic seating abounds. So many of these seats are variations of the same motif—a bar that lifts out of the ground like a broken train track. From that idea the designers developed benches […]

Whew! 7-legged furniture is not the easiest to find! Vladamir Kagan‘s avant garde work “Serpentine Sofa” will do! Kagan was an American designer who just passed away one year ago, on April 7. It’s been a great 7 years, with plenty more to sit on. Thank you for reading! Image from Wright Architectural Fragments, Inc

I’m painting this one. The more I sand, the more fast-food it looks. 

Need furniture to match your PC? Microsoft had the vision of ‘a computer on every desk’. And now, it is with great pride that they reach for the stars of ‘a designer chair at every desk’. http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-and-steelcase-partner-surface-powered-creative-spaces-workplace

“Popular in the seventies, forgotten in the eighties.” Back at Mooi Muff in the Hague, Netherlands, I spotted these stools that looked like creatures from ’70s sci-fi. They are Casalino Stools by Alexeander Begge, for Casala. Glossy, quizzical, biomorphic, and stacking. This is the only furniture line Begge ever designed. Remakes are available here, but I […]