From left to right: "Waterproof," "Hitchhiking" and "Rocking Chair"
Bert Loeschner has a thing for garden chairs. You know, the ones we buy, use for a couple of family get-togethers and eventually leave in the lawn to slowly disappear into the weeds—my family has a green version that's been sitting underneath a tree in our yard since I was in elementary school. While these plastic fixtures typically recede into the background as they take on the patina of dirt, precipitation and time itself, Loeschner has taken to elevating them above and beyond the banal. With a lot of twisting and a little humor, Loeschner manages to replace the image we have of the common deck fixture.
"Urban Toilet "Sit""Sit" "Dudes"Dudes "Conference"
Loeschner has long been known for his unusual canvas, but most recently he's set up a challenging little series of eye candy. He's taken the royal hierarchy of a chess board brigade and translated it into his lawn chair artwork. Check it out:
"The Royals and their Cortege"
To us, his playful take on a less-than-exciting design seems to be channeling Pixar's debut short "Luxo" from 1986:
Take a look at more of Loeschner's work on his website.
Via MoCo Loco