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Collectable chairs?

Discussion in 'Style' started by misteraven, Oct 19, 2004.

  1. misteraven

    misteraven Administrator

    Joined: May 7, 1999 Messages: 8,773 Likes Received: 312
    This one could probably fit in the UNTITLED forum section as well, but anyhow... I just pulled this off of http://members.lycos.co.uk/hurtyoubad/blog/blog2.php and thought it was kind of cool.

    http://www.thechipfactory.co.uk/pages/bwil/bwilfile.php

    BEN WILSON
    Industrial Product Design

    Chairfix
    A new chair by Ben Wilson - 3 chairs are routed out of one sheet of 8x4 15mm Birch faced ply-wood or MDF. 126 flat pack units will fit on a standard euro pallet. The excess wood is its own packaging. Easily assembled in minutes by the end user. Chairfix was inspired by Airfix model kits and is easily assembled by the consumer useing a mallet. No glues screws or fixings are needed. To launch this new product I asked a selection of artists to customise the chairs and the work was shown in the experimental gallery at the 'Aram Store' from mid September to mid October. There it was spotted by Simon Porter which led to the collaboration between Ben Wilson and Stussy. A limited edition of 50 Chairfix Stussy stools were made.

    Ben works as a product/industrial designer and is perhaps best know for his Lowrider bike designs in the nineties. Ben's products range from patented steady cam rigs for Digital Video to flat pack furniture, always working on new and innovative products. Clients include Levis, Nike, Adidas, Audi and Manfrotto.

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  2. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
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    HouseIndustries Chair?
     
  3. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    i'd like to point out that i was doing 'custom' smoke detectors, tea pots, toasters, mixers and other household appliances years ago. so when motherfuckers try coming out and saying they flossed it first, tell em to eat a dick.

    really though, this whole 'culture' shit is getting out of hand. i'm about to start building all my own furniture (literally). this is more than i can deal with.
     
  4. Nekro

    Nekro Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 19, 2003 Messages: 2,568 Likes Received: 1
    This motherfucker ain't got shit on my fully personalized, "street inspired" toilet seat handles.
     
  5. imported_b0b

    imported_b0b Guest

    Hey that was me that added that to the Hurt You Bad blog.. It is crazy the amount of household goods with graf on them, recently we have found floor rugs and shower curtains coming out with designs by writers. It is geting ridiculous really.
     
  6. war pigs

    war pigs Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Feb 18, 2004 Messages: 2,734 Likes Received: 10
    i remember the "stash" table he did in the mid 90's...

    on another note..
    i would like to "collect" a herman miller aeron..haha...
     
  7. misteraven

    misteraven Administrator

    Joined: May 7, 1999 Messages: 8,773 Likes Received: 312
    I have two of those. Now that the ones with the chrome bases came out, I'm kinda wondering if I should sell mine (all black).
     
  8. MANOWAR

    MANOWAR Member

    Joined: Jun 18, 2004 Messages: 307 Likes Received: 0
    i have "graff culture" oven mits and ladles. Really though the end as to be near.
     
  9. Fondles

    Fondles Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 31, 2001 Messages: 7,858 Likes Received: 24
    Raven you should post pics of the inside of your crib. I just imagine your shit all glass, black, chromes and various bright colors on various objects, with some fine wooden trim here and there.
     
  10. Manifesto

    Manifesto Junior Member

    Joined: Sep 1, 2003 Messages: 227 Likes Received: 0
    i will own a eames lounge chair someday.
    those chairs are nice, if they werent personalized.
     
  11. AREANKAY

    AREANKAY Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2001 Messages: 1,183 Likes Received: 39
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