NYC-based furniture designer Yuki Iriyama Gray is fully capable of building conventional furniture with a twist on it. Below are two examples in his Aero Bench and Shoji Table:
But as you go into his more recent work, you find some wonderfully experimental stuff. His Dygnet Chair appears to be made from two rolls of fabric:
The Cloister Windsor is an amusing take on the classic stick-supported design:
Perhaps my favorite experiment is the Trunk Stool, which is made by making a single, partial cut through rolled-up sheets of felt:
There's more to see here or on Gray's Instagram.
I’m a lapsed industrial designer. I was born in NYC and figured I’d die there, but a few years ago I abandoned New York to live on a farm in the countryside with my wife. We have six dogs.
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