cutting edge chair and leaning fruit bowl by studio 248
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jan 02, 2013
cutting edge chair and leaning fruit bowl by studio 248


cutting edge chair

 

 

developed for the 2013 IMM cologne, thai studio 248 has conceived a series of furniture pieces –
‘the cutting edge chair’ and ‘leaning fruit bowl’. the idea for the chair is derived from the unique
joint between two materials: steel rod and teak wood. the steel rod is designed with specific ‘voids’
to lock the wooden structure in place, making the joint more interesting by slicing of the wood,
drawing attention to the beauty of grain surface.

 

influenced by traditional chinese fisherman’s hats, whose interesting shape and fine craftsmanship
represent his simple way of life, the fruit bowl combines the weaving technique, which results in an
unusual shape. the series  comes in two sizes, forming a refreshing landscape to the dining table
when composed together.

 

 


cutting edge chair

 

 


cutting edge chair detail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


chinese fisherman hat

 


leaning fruit bowl

 

 

 


leaning fruit bowl disassembled

 

 

‘cutting edge chair’ and ‘leaning fruit bowl’ by studio 248

 

 

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