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365 Objects Of Design

Floral Stool

17th November 2016

While I am no fan of the “keep it for best” school of thought, I do like the idea of being able to change things around from time to time. Now you can’t really do that with big pieces of furniture which is why most of us tend to stick to cushions and rugs to…

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Copper and Enamelled Steel Stools

25th May 2014

Following on from yesterday’s wooden stool with the brass accents, I wanted to show you these today as copper is still very much an ongoing trend. Called Last Stool, it takes its name from the mandrel used by shoemakers to flatten a piece of leather into the shape of a foot and describes something that…

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365 Objects Of Design

A Desk byAlex

5th April 2014
A desk byAlex from occa-home

Inspired by the clean straight lines of the modernist period, A Desk is the latest piece from the studio of Alex Swain, whose earlier creation, A Stool, has been featured on these pages before and hailed as a contemporary classic by The Guardian. Both pieces owe their existence to the classic entrepreneurial spirit that I…

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