Tag: silla

Día Internacional del Libro 2020
23-04-2020 No Comments

Día Internacional del Libro 2020

Para celebrar el Día Internacional del Libro, tan atípico, desde veredes, arquitectura y divulgación queremos repasar  las publicaciones realizadas para que puedas recordarlas y reseñar aquellas que hayas leído o te interesaría leer. Esperamos que así este periodo que nos ha tocado vivir sea más llevadero. Sin preámbulos os dejamos las 30 publicaciones seleccionadas, como se suele decir ni son […]

Restless asses, infinite seats
29-08-2019 No Comments

Restless asses, infinite seats

Jimmy Durham said that the chairs delimit our bodies in order to become essential and that architecture – the holy spirit of a ghostly and elusive entity linked to the State – was in charge of inventing them. In the same way, hundreds of artists and writers have spent decades showing us the role of the most restless asses in […]

Verner Panton. From Ida Engholm and Anders Michelson
08-01-2019 No Comments

Verner Panton. From Ida Engholm and Anders Michelson

Verner Panton documents the amazing versatility of one of the most influential and recognizable designers of the postwar period. With his inspiring and extravagant personality, he was at the same time a catalyst and protagonist of the design revolution in the sixties Panton distanced itself from the Scandinavian tradition of handmade teak furniture and advocated the use of innovative materials […]

Lucas Masen, Lucas Maasen, Lukas Massen, Lucas Mazen… | Elías Cueto
28-12-2018 No Comments

Lucas Masen, Lucas Maasen, Lukas Massen, Lucas Mazen… | Elías Cueto

In the work of Lucas Maassen chairs are almost everywhere and are accompanied by interesting reflections on the processes that give shape, meaning or intensity to objects. From the manufacturing process to the process of assessment or perception of a design by society, the consumer, etc. The last work of the Dutchman is Maasen & Sons, a chair design in […]

Papal chairs | Elías Cueto - Xosé Suárez
16-11-2018 No Comments

Papal chairs | Elías Cueto – Xosé Suárez

The aspect and the history of the chairs of “his holiness” are illustrative of the claimed dignity to which they serve as seat. Of between the used ones for the pontiffs it emphasizes “the gestatoria”. Left definitively by Juan Paul II, it is the obliged modal in what to papal chairs it refers. Curiously, some voices indicate the interest of […]

A 100 Chairs in 100 days | Xosé Suárez
20-07-2018 No Comments

A 100 Chairs in 100 days | Xosé Suárez

The project “A 100 Chairs in 100 days” by the Italian designer Martino Gamper focuses on the idea of manufacturing unique objects from other pre-existing and discarded objects. The project consists of the construction of 100 chairs in a period of time limited to 100 days with the remains of others collected for years on the streets of London. The […]

The expectation of the modern thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
08-06-2018 No Comments

The expectation of the modern thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1957 Paulo Mendes da Rocha designs the chair “Paulistano” for the lounges of the Gymnasium of São Paulo’s Athletic Club. It suits to rescue this brief description in technical which in the design and social commitment they look like two faces of the same currency: “The chair is done by pipe of steel, which is very cheap. It is […]

Chair: 500 Designs that Matter
24-04-2018 No Comments

Chair: 500 Designs that Matter

Along the history, the chair has offered to designers of the whole planet infinite opportunities to experiment with new materials and methods inside the parameters of an object created eminently to fulfill a practical intention. Chair: 500 Designs that Matter, the most detailed collection of the most innovative, elegant and influential chairs of the world. This original book, a complement […]

Scriptorium | Elías Cueto
15-09-2017 No Comments

Scriptorium | Elías Cueto

One of the more fascinating pieces of furniture of the history is the one that Antonello da Messina paints for San Jerónimo. By means of successive operations of encapsulamiento and as if about a story of Borges it was treating itself, the Renaissance painter locates a space inside other one and this inside one more. The picture frames a wall, […]

Antonio Bustamante | Elías Cueto
01-09-2017 No Comments

Antonio Bustamante | Elías Cueto

Antonio Bustamante is an expert, consultant and teacher of ergonomics. Across his web page one can accede to some of his interesting investigations and works. This Spanish architect thinks about the way of sitting down and does it from the point of view of the health, making compatible the traditional postural approach with a social, historical and psychological vision. In […]

Glen Gould chair | Elías Cueto
21-07-2017 No Comments

Glen Gould chair | Elías Cueto

Hypochondriac, suffering from syndrome of asperger, obsessive – compulsive maniac of the work, perfectionist of the sound and of the silence … Glenn Gould‘s eccentricities helped to popularize the works for J. S. Bach’s keyboard so much as his talent and personality. Between his eccentricities, certainly, one finds his chair. The proximity with which the Canadian pianist was placing on […]

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design
06-07-2017 No Comments

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design

Along the history the big teachers of the architecture penetrated into the design of furniture, enclosed some of them there came companies destined for the design and the manufacture. Because of it today we move to Santiago de Compostela to know the work that they realize in domohomo. Study of architecture and design that it is born in 2011 in […]

Gabriele Basilico | Elías Cueto
09-06-2017 No Comments

Gabriele Basilico | Elías Cueto

Gabriele Basilico (Milan 1944) is a photographer of recognized international prestige rewarded as prize Astroc, Osella d’Oro, prize INU, etc. Formed as architect, his images resort frequently to the urban landscape as source of inspiration. The observation of the relations with the constructed environment occupies a fundamental place inside his visual production. In this respect it is called a series […]

Isaac Díaz Pardo | Elías Cueto
24-06-2016 61 Comments

Isaac Díaz Pardo | Elías Cueto

Pasan ya más unos años desde que gracias a Alfonso Mato y guiados por Isaac Díaz Pardo varios amigos tuvimos la oportunidad de visitar el Instituto Gallego de Información. Hoy y después de dudar mucho, me permito compartir alguna de las imágenes tomadas en aquella visita llamando la atención sobre las sillas diseñadas y fabricadas por el creador del Laboratorio […]

Transformar, intervenir, modificar, adaptar… ¿copiar? | Elías Cueto
13-05-2016 195 Comments

Transformar, intervenir, modificar, adaptar… ¿copiar? | Elías Cueto

En una fugaz conversación con Magdalena surgió este tema de la originalidad de los diseños, de cómo y hasta dónde copiar, de lo significativo de un diseño por sus antecedentes y sus referencias… Un ejemplo: 1-380 de Horgenglarus. El fabricante suizo ha desarrollado una gran cantidad de sillas caracterizadas por su diseño contenido y poco provocador. El modelo Classic 1-380 […]

Otto e mezzo | Elías Cueto
29-01-2016 2 Comments

Otto e mezzo | Elías Cueto

In the hedonistic and decadent context of a nineteenth-century resort stand out a series of original seats. Vacation chairs of white color from which the prominent figures, impeccably dresses, submit to the good life and are left to see proud with all his miseries and hysterias. Seemingly autobiographical, Fellini’s movie peels the problems of identity, insecurity and creative crisis across […]

Chair Farm (Cultivating chairs) | Xosé Suárez
21-12-2015 258 Comments

Chair Farm (Cultivating chairs) | Xosé Suárez

Is it possible to cultivate a chair instead of making it, dismantling the paradigm of the industrial production? To this question Werner Aisslinger is going to give response in the fair I design Ventura Lambratte of Milan, as part of a collective project named Instant Stories. The German designer, who already has been employed at other experimental projects as the […]

In one piece | Elías Cueto
26-10-2015 20 Comments

In one piece | Elías Cueto

The sophistication in the design and construction of the chairs has had much that to see with the assembly of different materials and forms. Nevertheless the technology does possible chairs of an alone piece in those who the material, his form, or simply the technology and the process of shaped, reach a singular expressiveness. In what to the designs of […]

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez
14-09-2015 26 Comments

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez

According to the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy, a chair is a “seat with support, in general with four legs, and in that alone a person fits”. This academic definition can turn out to be very debatable from the point of view of the personal experience, and generates an interesting controversy: is it a chair the tape that wraps […]

…chairs and smiles | Elías Cueto
03-08-2015 One Comment

…chairs and smiles | Elías Cueto

In “philosophy of the design” it was aiming At Vilém Flusser that the objects hinder, that “object” the own word he shares with the word “obstacle” his Latin root: ob-iectum. And the philosopher was indicating the way for those who were attentive: The convenience of which in a future the designers were insisting less and less on the quality of […]

Muros Chair | domohomo arquitectos
11-06-2014 One Comment

Muros Chair | domohomo arquitectos

The Muros chair is an object that there is born fruit of a project of rehabilitation that we are taking to end in domohomo architects, in the villa that gives name to this furniture and where the majority of the elements are realized by wood of chestnut-tree, structure, panelings, carpentries, coatings, etc. Of this so narrow nearness with this material […]

Building instructions for Sedia 1 chair by Enzo Mari
18-12-2013 No Comments

Building instructions for Sedia 1 chair by Enzo Mari

Enzo Mari is born in Nonrod in 1932. Artist and designer, in the first years 50 is present at Bella Artes de Brera’s Academy, in Milan and he dedicates to studies ” on the psychology of the vision, on the programming of perceptive structures and on the methodology of the project “.

Absent Le Corbusier, Villa Church | Marcelo Gardinetti
18-09-2013 No Comments

Absent Le Corbusier, Villa Church | Marcelo Gardinetti

“It is a question of the restoration of a beautiful ancient building in Ville d’Avray (Mr. Church). A villa of classic style and a new building, annexe to the villa, with garages in the ground floor, rooms of servitude and a foyer, in the first floor rooms with all the comforts, dining room, room of being with a loft, bath, […]

Stool Makes History
28-06-2013 No Comments

Stool Makes History

This year, we are celebrating 80 anniversary of Alvar Aalto’s classic design, stool 60. The culminating point of the anniversary is the exhibition “Stool Makes History” produced by the Museum Alvar Aalto. The exhibition includes a review of the history of the stools stool, with images, drawings and objects. The exhibition also will throw something of light on the complex […]

UnDo ReDo
19-06-2013 2 Comments

UnDo ReDo

UnDo ReDo is a place of meeting and reflection on the furniture, very specially the chairs, inside and about the architecture. Meeting, rehabilitation, interpretation and care of the furniture according to the philosophy of work of the missing person artist Louise Bourgeois I do, I undo, I redo. The furniture always have accompanied to the architecture, are the architecture inside the […]

Wire Chair · Charles and Ray Eames (1951) | José Villacé
31-05-2012 2 Comments

Wire Chair · Charles and Ray Eames (1951) | José Villacé

[1] The chair of wire consists of 30,8 meters of wire, 308 welds, 286 holes and four legs: a technical promising description, which he speaks to us about lightness. The fact that the way of covering it with two leather triangles calls habitually bikini or one of his bases is known as Eiffel Tower has just placed us in the […]

About the chairs
30-05-2012 538 Comments

About the chairs

Analyzing the furniture to sit down, the silla and others, as a way of seeing and to approach the architectural fact. To see the chairs as one of the most basic acciónes of the citizen, her of taking seat, to do place and later architecture. The idea of the seat – furniture will be approached as architecture – machine and […]

El asiento como arquitectura y la arquitectura como asiento [Ferrol]
26-04-2012 2 Comments

El asiento como arquitectura y la arquitectura como asiento [Ferrol]

Next April 27 one presents, in the Center Torrent Ballester de Ferrol, the exhibition The seat as architecture and the architecture as seat, comisariada for Luis Gil Pita and Cristina Nieto, centres his vision on the seat made as piece that separates us from soil that fulfills, as the architecture, three classic rules, firmitas, utilitas and venustas (resistance, functionality and […]

How to design a chair [Colección Design Museum]
10-02-2012 2 Comments

How to design a chair [Colección Design Museum]

” When we design a chair we are designing a company and a city in miniature “, there wrote the British architect Peter Smithson. The chair is one of the most anthropomorphous furniture that exist: it has legs, arms and back and, in occasions, elbows, knees, feet and headboard. To design a chair implies thinking about his use, about the […]

The seat as architecture and the architecture as seat
30-11-2011 18 Comments

The seat as architecture and the architecture as seat

When the predecessor of the man, as today we know it, it incorporated his body on the vertical one to overcome a new link of the evolution, knew not only of the difficulty of the titanic task of raising and becoming detached the look of the soil towards the horizon but of the weariness that this action was provoking him. […]