|||||||||||||||Bram Boo: the designer who thinks that “many people don’t want to work: they also want to play”|Bram Boo in his workshop, an hour outside of Brussels, working on a prototype of the Overdose chair|The designer takes inspiration from everyday things, such as slabs of concrete stacked up on a building site|The Salsa Range (2005); Boo is currently in talks with Vanerum to develop these for the contract furniture market|The Gypsy Things (2004): fantastical furniture that gives a hint of the surrealism to come|The newly released Overdose desk (2009)|Backstage storage cupboard (2008)|Tete a Tete table (2002)|Paparazzi task chair (2008)|Overdose chair (2009), whose ‘halo’ of storage compartments was inspired by paintings of saints|the Lazy desk (2008) – where the day’s work can be deftly swept into the side compartment, ready for fun|Little Boo in cowboy boots alongside his father, Dutch abstract painter Bram Bogart|Boo and his sister’s playroom: his vibrant, artistic childhood home has proved an enduring influence|Boo’s childhood bedroom||
21 Oct 2009

Welcome to the world of Bram Boo

Words by Elizabeth Choppin

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