shongololo bench by louis henri

. . . this bench has 56 hand-turned walnut legs designed by london-based designer louis henri - shongololo means to "roll up" in african zulu ukushonga.

very different & oh so gorgeous!

image via design scene


artek: alvar aalto armchair

. . . alvar aalto was one of the first & most influential architects of the scandinavian modern design movement. 

here is his classic "the tank" chair re-upholstered by london interior designer ilse crawford

image: slamxhype