Around the World in 80 Chairs: The Tyred Chair, Cape Town – South Africa

A combination of Roy Lichtenstein, South African slang and upcycled design. Yameng Li has reimagined a simple recycling idea into a work of art, by painting this unique tyre chair in collboration with Tyred, at the Design Indaba Conference 2010 in Cape Town.

Tyred Chair by Yameng Li

Tyred Chair by Yameng Li

Yameng Li painting the Tyred Chair

Yameng Li painting the Tyred Chair

Orange, Orange and More Orange

Modena by Morgan Furniture

Modena by Morgan Furniture

The colour orange seems to be very popular among designers this year, screaming out at you in at Clerkenwell Design Week.

Metro chair by Morgan Furniture

Metro chair by Morgan Furniture

It’s bright radiant colour invokes a positive energy while also bringing a warmth and comfortable feel to a home setting. It also has a strong retro 70s feel to it, I’m just talking about the colour here. Morgan Furniture’s chairs are not only bright orange but they are also elegant, stylish and very comfortable.

Lucca chair by Morgan Furniture

Lucca chair by Morgan Furniture

The Modena, Lucca & Metro chairs are part of their brand new collection exhibited in the Farmiloe Building this week.

Morgan chairs at CDW13

Morgan chairs at CDW13