Posted by Cynthia | Filed under Inspiration, Musings
Pure. Simple. Modern. The work of Piet Hein Eek does not disappoint. One of his latest projects is a teaching hotel, built of bare essentials, and a refreshing perspective on space use. Twenty six rooms, a restaurant, a bar and meeting rooms, this is a facility for education, not only about the business of hotel management, but also about design, change, and the power of conceptual thinking.
Tags: architecture, interior design, Piet Hein Eek, Teaching Hotel
Posted by Cynthia | Filed under Musings
Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek, is well known for his innovative use of repurposed materials. He often works with scrap wood to design furniture, which is at the same time rustic, and modern. He is incredibly creative in his fabrication. Piet Hein Eek’s work typically uses one material type en-masse, to create sculptural formations to serve his desired function. His latest design work utilizes salvaged pipes to create functional, artful furniture objects.
His new line of pipe furniture was on display at Rossana Orlandi, during Design Week in Milan. I learned of this while reading design boom
this week, so I visited the artists website to learn more about these fantastic pieces. I would love to own these, and find the sculptural quality and simplicity of form absolutely beautiful. Take a peek.
Tags: architecture, Furniture Design, Piet Hein Eek, Repurpose, Sculpture