Gallery: Milan Designersblock: Modern Design with Tradition in Mind

 
A group of 10 designers lived for a week in the woods of Herefordshire working together in an outdoor workshop where each designed and fabricated their own greenwood chair.

The first thing that catches your eye as soon as you enter the space is Assembly Room’s furniture pieces made from eco-friendly materials. The AR line includes a two and three-seater sofa that blend the design styles of the past and present. One particular stunner is the AR004 design, a lightweight stackable chair created with FSC certified wood and 100% pure wool that is both renewable and compostable.

Johan Lindstén’s Idyll Concept plays with the bittersweet emotions of dreaming through embroidery. Women of older generations used to stitch beautiful scenery that has since been forgotten, thrown away or left under-appreciated. This set of chairs mixes traditional home craft with contemporary design to create a vehicle to bring this art form back into play.

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  1. rory dodd April 29, 2010 at 6:58 am

    Thanks very much for the nice feature.
    See you next year in Milano or before in London this September.
    Best
    Rory

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