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Whippet good: designer Hugh Thomas

In furniture, industrial design on 25 June 2009 at 2:36 am

Here are a couple of impressive pieces of work by a young Sydney-based industrial designer, Hugh Thomas.

Hugh Thomas - Whippet Chair

This is his Whippet Chair, an intriguing, fluid take on a small chair. Its ergonomic tractor-seat is comfortable but not overly so, making it good for use in places that need fast patron turnover like cafes.

Hugh Thomas - doorstop 1The humble doorstop gets a whimsical rethink in Thomas’ “Humperdink’s Dilemma”. Poor little guy! He’ll soon be available to buy, too. Contact Thomas directly for details.

Hugh Thomas - doorstop 2

Thomas is a recent graduate in industrial design from the University of Canberra and is currently working with the product and transportation design consultancy Design Resource. You can view more of his work at his site, Hugh Thomas Design.

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