Iceland’s ‘Mother Nature Fan Club’

Perched on Reykjavik’s coastline, three rows of bleacher seats look out onto the Skeljanes Bay. They didn’t wash up on the shore but rather were positioned here as a “ready-made” art installation by Atelier Tobia Zambotti. The rocky shoreline naturally arches as a stadium would, but visitors here are encouraged to bask in the natural beauty of mother nature—hence the work’s name, “Mother Nature Fan …

Joynout’s X-Shaped Daydreaming Seat

Inspired by the infinity symbol, Daydream is an x-shaped seat designed by Tel Aviv- and Milan-based Joynout and produced in Italy. Employing minimalism, bright colors and sculptural sensibilities, the seat has been imagined to allow for one or two people (facing each other) to relax in an inclined position, legs extending outward and upward. Two cushioned panels, featuring Kvadrat textiles, interlock for assembly. Daydream will …

Mogo by Focal Upright

A portable, upright travel seat for active sitting

At only two lbs., furniture maker Focal Upright’s new Mogo seat is fully collapsible, entirely portable and—perhaps surprisingly—downright comfortable. It goes from transport mode to standing position in two easy steps, transforming from a light and tiny attached two-piece set into a chair. Its adjustable height pole allows for setting the right position and its base has a reversible nub for variations in hard and …