Functional Fun with Lazerian’s pieces

Twitter is an excellent medium for finding new blogs and designers, and my discovery of creative practice Lazerian was a real find.

Set up in 2006 by Manchester born designer Liam Hopkins, Lazerian create a variety of objects – from chairs to lights – through a ‘playful investigation’ of different materials and processes. Whilst still functional, the pieces have a real sense of fun, with brilliant use of geometric shapes and angles.

The armchair above was actually made using cardboard, having first been drafted using computer design techniques. The table below is made using birch plywod modules, with stainless steel rods adding the structure and rigidity. What a beautiful centrepiece for any room!

Lazerian also makes light fittings and wall pieces, which are equally beautiful. What a find, and some really excellent UK talent. Their pieces can be bought from selected retailers, or on their website.

This entry was published on March 12, 2012 at 10:01 am. It’s filed under For(u)m, wood and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: