HABITUS LOVES… DIPPING

Dip-dyeing and two toning may not be an innovative process, but it is definitely become more popular in

27 Sep 2011

 

SPOOL CHAIR


  Designed by: Keisuke Fujiwara

Why we love it: The subtle gradations of the colour and the meticulous process. This Thonet ‘spool’ chair involved the wrapping of 12 km of 12 different coloured threads around the classic chair to create a beautiful dipped look.

Where you can learn more about this designer: 

Keisuke Fujiwara 

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DIP DYED KNOTS


  Designed by: Tanya Aguiñiga

Why we love it: Created by an accessories and furniture designer from Los Angeles these Dipped Rope Knot Bracelets are inspired by the coloured fruits and candy vendors of Tijuana.

Where you can get it:

Anguiniga Design

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BEATRICE

  Designed by: Aeon

Why we love it: Upholstered in Pelle Frau leather this teak and oak chair offers a classic and neutral ‘dipped’ look to any room. The lightness of its lines results in a form of harmonious grace.

 

Where you can get it:

Corporate Culture

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EMBRACE

  Designed by: Elize Gabriel

Why we love it: Made by an innovative French industrial designer this chair and table collection is constructed from two tone zelfo. This is a material which is 95 percent water when liquid and 100 percent cellulose fibre when solid. The various contrasts in this collection makes the shapes and shades look organic.

Where you can get it:

Galerie Gosserez

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PHILIPPE I

  Designed by: Casamina

Why we love it: Easy to place in any type of environment, either singularly or in pairs this collection evokes the romanticism of candle-lit dinners on a balmy Parisian night. These dipped tables extend the formal language presented by Casamina in their Marie Antoinette Pop Collection circa 2009.

Where you can get it:

Casamina

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URUSHI BAMBOO

  Designed by: Mori Kowa

Why we love it: Mori Kowa is a master craftsman of Japanese Urushi. This technique is based on a cultural belief that the sap of the tree must be returned to the wood of a tree and has been in practice for over 6000 years.

Where you can get it:

Ashes & Milk

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MARSHALL KORSHAK

  Designed by: Marshall Korshak

Why we love it: 2011 has been the year of riots. Made of bronze dipped in 14k gold, artist & curator. Marshall Korshak’s “Gold Brick” make a wonderful souvenir. lists for $5000 sold via Class Struggle.

Where you can get it

Class Struggle

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GOLD DETAILS

  Designed by: Built by Wendy

Why we love it: The gold details in the Built by Wendy Fall 2011 Collection makes the simple pieces so much more exciting.

Where you can get it:

Built by Wendy

 

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