Author: Cara McCarty

Solid C2 Chair by Patrick Jouin
Printing Furniture
“Stereolithography has enabled us to…imagine, on an industrial level, a new freedom of creation, which would notably emancipate us from the limitations of molds.”[1]  Patrick Jouin Rarely can furniture—or its manufacturing process—be described as revolutionary. Paris-based Patrick Jouin’s “digital” furniture, however, is an iconic form of our time that also expands the notion of printing!...
Chair, one half is green, the other yellow
Imperfect Beauty
Visionary, prophetic, subversive, and marginal all describe the Italian architect and designer, Gaetano Pesce, whose innovative experiments with materials and production methods transform common industrial materials into expressive shapes for objects, furniture, and interiors. For Pesce, designing is not so much about form or aesthetics as it is about the discovery of new materials and technological...