Twin seats

Earlier today we blogged about an opportunity to try your hand at creating surreal, weird film effects with a workshop at the Design Museum, held by Jotta and Intel. But what happens when the flow changes, and film directors try their hand at design?

In September, director David Lynch – known for the dark surrealism of Mullholand Drive and 1980s series Twin Peaks – will launch Silencio, a club in Paris featuring a concert hall, movie theatre, art library and restaurant.

Chair by David Lynch
Chair by David Lynch

Although designs for the interiors are still a closely guarded secret, two pieces of furniture that Lynch has designed for the space have been revealed. Rather than swathed in blue velvet (bu-dum chush), the elegant pieces could easy slot into most Milan showcases. However the arm rests on the chair unit below do slightly resemble logs, let’s just hope they don’t whisper you secrets of the Black Lodge.

Chair by David Lynch. Beware the arm rests.
Chair by David Lynch. Beware the arm rests.

Silencio opens at 142, rue Montmartre – 75002 Paris in September.

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