Inspiration: Handmade And Customized Furniture on Behance

"Big New Old" series by Jordi Closa

Behance, like Coroflot, is a social networking site that focuses on showcasing the portfolios of creatives across the design spectrum: graphic, interior, industrial, and so on. We spent some time looking around for inspiration this morning, and discovered a wide variety of fantastic, personalized pieces of furniture...

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Above, Portia Wells' "Slipcover Chair" is essentally a simple wood box, designed to accomodate slipcovers of varying styles: chippendale, eames, shaker, metal folding chair.

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This sideboard is taken from Jordi Closa's Big New Old collection of hand-painted, customized throw away pieces. More photos here.

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Two chairs by Evalula, whose over-the-top, themed pieces take names like Neruda and Frida Kahlo.

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Fabian Kanz' aptly titled 294 Liter Sitzen is constructed using 294 tetra paks.