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A combination of industrial and warm materials, the Lancaster chair features components of reclaimed solid ash and die-cast aluminum. Known for his expertise in aluminum manufacturing, designer Michael Young started exploring ways to join other materials to aluminum. He partnered with Emeco (notable aluminum chair maker) and Lancaster was born. In the words of Young, […]
Michael Young is reversing the order of things, making time and style affordable. Or at least, that’s the case with the ODM Reverse Digital Watch. The matte plastic, water-resistant watch has playful, oversize buttons for setting the time and mode, located unexpectedly in the center of the watch’s face. The time is displayed on the […]
The designer morphs a mid-century modern 1950s style using just Corian, a contemporary material with properties highly suitable for the creation of 360º compound curves. The three-legged tray-style tabletop belies the complex production process. Dimensions: Ø730mm x H450mm Materials: Corian Limited Editions: 12 Color: White designer: michael young producer: established & sons material: corian period: […]
These remarkable glass-topped low tables have emerged by the designer’s extensive experience in Asia. By utilising an ancient Oriental process of interlocking folded paper, this progressive project uses artistry to compose a practical design. Individual paper components knitted together form a jacket for the table base and create engaging visual patterns and textures seen through […]
Wood and metal are furniture staples, but they have been classically rethought by Michael Young for their roles as components of the Lancaster chair. The cast aluminum seat and back are created to be indestructible, without compromising their chic, wearing either dark anodized or machine polished finishes. The wood legs are available in natural ash-wood and dark stain ash-wood. Emeco’s debut of the chair collection by the British designer will introduce the company’s first foray into component-based design. The Lancaster chair is brought together with materials meant to age richly, and maintain its stance as a good, sophisticated standard.