Architectural Furniture Amps Up Creative Concepts

Artistic form follows function when furniture designers push the boundaries and give architectural aesthetics a whirl


Sculpturally crafted with conical teak legs and woven sea grass, the Lulu and Georgia “Heidy” accent chair makes an instant statement paired with the exaggerated dark wood base of the “Nera” console table.

Surprisingly simple in appearance and constructed with the consummate skill of an architect, Frank Gehry’s “Wiggle” stool from Vitra is seated in corrugated cardboard and edged in hardboard.

American furniture designer Dakota Jackson creates visual tension as a partial sunburst pattern arches over the polished macassar ebony of the “GUI” dining table with a crescent-shaped bentwood base.

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