YIFU, designed for Chinese furniture brand ACF, “YIFU” introduces a surprising collection of furniture with a distinctive silhouette referencing this historical style of garment in a contemporary way.
 
Going back to the roots: this new addition to the Extract series is made of discarded textiles, it's how this project originally started. This comfy new product is developed for Salon/ Dashilar, during Beijing design Week 2013.
 
For contemporary art gallery Long March Space we designed an easy to assemble, flat-packable bench which they can take to international art fairs. Each of the modular bench units is composed of 7 parts that lock in to each other to create one solid piece of furniture.
 
Extract is a collection interior products consisting of a room screen, daybed and blanket. The collection of interior products is composed of specially selected fabrics, meticulously unthreaded in to new geometrical patterns. The machine woven structures are unthreaded by hand in order to create new geometrical designs within the fabric.
 
‘Revolver’ is a display and storage system based on a intelligible reversible shelf design. The cantilever system works by simply hooking one shelf above the other into the frame, resulting in a display that can be changed by the turn of a hand.
 
Shoji is a proposal for use of the Kvadrat Hallingdall 65 fabric in an architectural feature. Inspired by the traditional Japanese Shoji sliding doors normally composed from wooden frames and paper. In this project two wooden frames have been tensioned with the iconic Hallingdal fabric.
 
This two-panel space divider is the latest edition to the “Shelter” collection. A collection of space dividers composed of fabrics, meticulously unthreaded in to new geometrical patterns. Inspired by a journey to China where the beautiful architectural features appearing in many Ming/Qing imperial palaces and gardens have been of influence in the use of color and shape.
 
The Duotone cabinet is a surprising wall mounted piece that can be hung in two ways. As a development of the Shelter project Duotone cabinet takes a new direction by using a hand dyed textile and applying this to a furniture piece.
 
A collection of space dividers composed of fabrics, meticulously unthreaded in to new geometrical patterns. Inspired by a journey to China. These space-dividing screens reflect the geometrical shapes and colors that can be found in the historic buildings in Beijing, Hangzhou and Suzhou.
 
Fabricate, a new self-assembly textile pendant light, consists of a wire frame dressed in a tight-fitting special 3D woven fabric that cleverly adapts Jacquard type weaving to new applications.
 
Fabricate, a new self-assembly textile pendant light, consists of a wire frame dressed in a tight-fitting special 3D woven fabric that cleverly adapts Jacquard type weaving to new applications.
 
An extraordinary chandelier composed of light reflecting discs that conventionally used in photography. A sphere is formed by twelve of these ‘sculpted’ discs, creating a chandelier nothing less than spectacular.
 
'Il Cappello della Luce' is a collaboration between Henny and one of the finest hat makers in Italy, Barbisio. Inspired by the film-noir style comics namely Frank Millers's Sin City, Henny worked closely with this artisan company to produce a fur felt hat that takes a play on the traditional trilby.
 
The flexibility of fabric makes it a fascinating material to work with. It could be as flat as a sheet of paper (but much sturdier than paper) and as three dimensional as anything you want it to be – with a little tip given by the common industrial fabric laminating process.
 
Combined with traditional methods like sewing and weaving, furniture pieces are made like garments with carbon fibre. That may not be ‘solid’ but are every bit as sturdy and durable as a plastic chair or a wooden table.
 
Used magazines get a new life in Issue 09/re-edit. It all started from an invitation to rejuvenate their old issues by Graphic Magazine. Henny perforated holes of different sized and shapes through a series of outdated fashion magazines cover to cover, leaving unique and unexpected results on each of their glossy pages.
 
‘Blacklight’ is everything that a lamp isn't meant to be. It is black. This lamp appears to be a black, solid rubber object when switched off. It is when it’s turned on that the alluring transformation takes place.
 
Lie back in a mountainous landscape; ‘Lovescape’ is a soft and playful object. With a single sheet of foam, Henny constructed a flexible landscape designed to be used as furniture.