Three Designer Children’s Chairs

Tiny furniture for little ones to enjoy

Discovering disco-inspired lighting and inert neon gas-filled lamps at this year’s Milan Design Week reminded us inspiration can come from anywhere. Meanwhile bouncing between the massive Saloni furniture fair and the design districts of Lambrate and Zona Tortona, we also saw how design can appeal to an audience of all ages, even children. With this in mind, the following are three of our favorite kid-friendly …

Stratflex by Wintec

A flexible and beautiful twist on flatpack furniture

Winner of this year’s 2013 Innovation Award at the Design Indaba Expo, the Stratflex line of seating introduces a novel concept into the world of flatpack furniture: curves. By embedding a grid of flexible polymer into its Finnish plywood surface, the Stratflex line is able to form more complex shapes and surfaces than traditional flat-pack products, which tend toward more angular forms. The final, assembled …

Seating at Maison et Objet 2013

Plush, rump-ready seating options seen at Maison et Objet

A perennial delight, Maison et Objet can also be an exhausting experience. Miles and miles of high design leave you craving nothing more than a frumpy pillow bed to slump down on. As part of our coverage from Maison et Objet 2013, here are a few highlights that show off the softer side of the Parisian design fair. CO9 Lounge Rabbit Back in 1998, irreverent …