For Michael Ferguson of Not A Wooden Spoon old floorboards are the boards that mean the world. berlinINTERIOR visited the furniture designer, anthropologist and this year’s winner of the Guardian’s Upcycling Competition in his studio.
It all started with Muller van Severen’s first Future Primitives project at the 2012 Biennale Interieur in Belgium. Ever since the collection has been growing constantly, resulting in a series of minimal sculptural furniture gems that confine themselves to strong materials like tubular steel, leather and polyethylene…
A link between past and future was what Arper’s Luigi and Claudio Feltrin had in mind when taking the 1950’s sketches of publisher, curator, architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi and reviving one of her most iconic works:
Working in an open office can be very distracting. Even if we like our co-workers dearly, in moments were we have to concentrate all the chatting and even the sound of typing on keyboards will inevitably be calling our attention and easily lower our productifity.