FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Brooklyn Design Company Debuts New Collection and Online Store
Brooklyn, NY - May 13, 2014 - Today, just after it’s debut at BKLYN DESIGNS, Brooklyn-based furniture and object design company Coil + Drift introduced their first full collection and their new online retail store, www.coilanddrift.com. The Coil + Drift Collection 2014 features well-made contemporary furniture and objects for the home and workplace that emphasize craftsmanship, sustainability and clean, authentic design.
Available today, Coil + Drift’s line of living room, kitchen, and home office furniture and objects includes the Dusk Coffee Table, an octagonal brass-based table with a rugged reclaimed wood tabletop; the Canyon Book Display, made of a white Portland cement base supporting a sculptural v-shaped walnut shelf; the sophisticated and rustic Drift Standing Desk; and the Sling Wine Rack, comprised of a steel frame with sun-dyed Belgian leather straps that suspend each wine bottle.
“With this collection I am striving to find refreshing and energizing ways to combine age old craftsmanship with modern form,” said John Sorensen-Jolink, founder and creative director of Coil + Drift. “I want to inspire conversation by pairing together materials like cement and walnut, leather and steel, in a modern, sleek way. Today we’re presenting a fresh collection of contemporary sustainable American furniture and objects, made by hand entirely in Brooklyn.”
Sorensen-Jolink draws from and extensive background as a dancer and choreographer, beginning his practice of design three years ago after learning craftsmanship skills at with the incredible team at Makeville Studios. Coil + Drift’s work has recently been shown by Design Sponge (editorial), Apartment Therapy (instagram), InHabitat (editorial), Fast Company (online), A Blog About Love, and was recently nominated for InHabitat’s Green Design Award at BKLYN DESIGNS.
Coil + Drift’s mission is to design and create original modern furniture and objects, without creating environmental waste, that energize a room and can be well-used and loved every day. The new collection utilizes New York City reclaimed and FSC certified sustainable wood as well as steel, brass, leather, porcelain, and cement. Each design is first sketched by hand, and then built entirely in Brooklyn, NY using traditional craftsmanship.
Availability and Pricing
The Drift Standing Desk, Dusk Coffee Table, Atlas Wall Lamp, Atlas Desk Lamp, Hover Shelving Unit, Porter Cycling Crate, Sling Wine Rack, Canyon Book Display, Jasper and Rectangle Kitchen Boards, Eckert Wall Hanging, Angle Pot, and Angle Bowl are available to order from http://www.coilanddrift.com/shop/ today in the United States. Starting prices are as follows:
Drift Standing Desk: 54” x 24” x 43”, $1,929.00
Hover Shelving Unit: 10’ x 9” x 9’, $2,700.00
Dusk Coffee Table: 40” x 23” x 13 1/2, $2200.00
Atlas Wall Lamp: 26” x 24” x 1 1/2”, $480.00
Atlas Desk Lamp: 16” x 8” x 4.5”, $430.00
Porter Cycling Crate: 16” x 10” x 8” $95.00
Sling Wine Rack: 14” x 20” x 16”, $423.00
Canyon Book Display: 16” x 14” x 10”, $380.00
Jasper Kitchen Board: 12” x 8” x 1”, $80.00
Rectangle Kitchen Board: 12” x 8” x 1”, $75.00
Eckert Wall Hanging: 8” x 1/2” x 16”, $198.00
Angle Pot: 8” x 8” x 10”, $320.00
Angle Bowl: 10” x 10” x 8”, $279.00