As far as furniture design goes, Amsterdam-based industrial designer Sebastian Brajkovic certainly has an interesting backstory.

As a child, his interest in the rotation and skewing of objects—ranging from spinning tape decks to car wheels—was so intense, that his parents believed that he may have been autistic. While he is not, his interest in perspective and distortion of traditional forms has certainly carried with him into adulthood.

For his Lathe series of tables and chairs—which have already been identified as modern classics and reside in the permanent collections of both the Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and the Museum of Arts and Design (New York)—Brajkovic took his fascination with skewed objects one step further and created one of the most interesting series of pieces we’ve seen in recent memory:

See the full collection over at Sebastian Brajkovic.


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.