naoto fukasawa bonds sky and earth with 'ten' armchair and 'ci' table for driade
naoto fukasawa bonds sky and earth with 'ten' armchair and 'ci' table for driade naoto fukasawa bonds sky and earth with 'ten' armchair and 'ci' table for driade
may 31, 2016
naoto fukasawa bonds sky and earth with 'ten' armchair and 'ci' table for driade


naoto fukasawa bonds sky and earth with ‘ten’ armchair and ‘ci’ table for driade

 

 

 

naoto fukasawa combines natural stone with rich wood to realize his ‘ten’ armchair and ‘ci’ table for driade.

 

‘ten’ (‘sky’ in japanese) is an ample seating design with a moderately reclined back that is upholstered in either removable fabric, or a fixed leather cover. ‘ci (‘earth’ in japanese) on the other hand is a low sitting table that features a rounded calacatta carrara marble top. both are supported by either ebonized european ash or natural mahogany legs, adding a certain warmth to the collection. together, ‘ten’ and ‘ci’ form a lounge area that harmoniously blends into any interior space—from the classical to the metropolitan.
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‘ten’ armchair
W76 x D80 x H75 cm

 

 

 

after calling the small armchair ‘ten’ (sky in japanese), I thought it might be natural to name the small table ‘ci’, which designates the surface of the earth. the bond between ‘ten’ and ‘ci’, sky and earth, was instinctive.’ – naoto fukasawa

 

‘ten’ and ‘ci’ by naoto fukasawa for driade were presented at salone del mobile 2016.
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the ‘ci’ table features a calacatta carrara marble top, supported by a solid mahogany or ebonized ash wood frame
naoto fukasawa driade ten&ci designboom
the ‘ten’ armchair sits on either solid mahogany or ebonized ash wood feet
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naoto fukasawa driade ten&ci designboom
installation view of naoto fukasawa’s ‘ten’ armchair and ‘ci’ table for driade at the 2016 salone del mobile
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