Design for Urban Living

In the details


Posted on December 5th, by David Bjorngaard in Elements, The Moment. No Comments

I recently came across the furniture of Martin Szekely. Clean lines, architectural detailing, and materials which are innovative and tactile distinguish this work. Szekely’s stated goal is to bring design to the reductive “commonplace”. I hope that you enjoy and feel inspired.

Floating metal bookcase, minimal like Donald Judd furniture, and equally proportioned top and bottom

Floating metal bookcase, evoking the furniture of Donald Judd, equally proportioned top and bottom.

Cork cabinet.

Cork cabinet.

Cabinet detail

Dining table with metal honey-comb core.

Dining table with metal honey-comb core and PVC tube base.

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Another metal honey-comb dining table with metal mesh legs.

Another metal honey-comb dining table with metal mesh legs.

Minimal interiors show a restrained, detailed hand.

Minimal interiors show a restrained, detailed hand.

Step bookcase in metal.

Step bookcase in metal.

Triangulation provides strength to this minimal design.

Triangulation provides strength to the bookcases minimal design.

Cork coffee table.

Cork coffee table.

Nightstand? Side table? Dresser?

Nightstand? Side table? Dresser?

Someplace artist to rest your weary head!

Someplace artist to rest your weary head! Truly a chair a dentist could love, right Paul?

David Bjørngaard, December 2014





What do you think?