Daily Archives: December 7, 2010

Spun by Thomas Heatherwick for Magis

I love it when something appears at first glance to be one thing and then on closer inspection reveals its true purpose. When I saw “Spun” by British designer Thomas Heatherwick for Magis I immediately thought of a spinning top.

Handmade Wooden Spinning Tops

 

As it stood upright and proud it looked like a sculptural work of art. It was only on closer inspection did I realise it was a chair. But not just any chair… a chair with a definite desire to have fun! Continue reading