osko + deichmann: superkink lounge chair + sofa for bla station
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feb 13, 2013
osko + deichmann: superkink lounge chair + sofa for bla station


‘superkink’ armchair by osko + deichmann

 

 

‘superkink’ is the latest edition to osko + deichmann‘s straw series which first debuted in 2010. produced by blå station,
the furniture takes its form through the kinking of its lacquered steel tube frame, which is bent in a crude, but still calculated way –
the ‘superkink’ armchair and sofa versions being bigger, stronger versions of their predecessors. presented at stockholm furniture fair 2013,
they are intended for indoor use and outfitted with polyurethane foam padding, upholstered in fabric or leather, with plastic feet.

 

see designboom’s coverage of the collection’s earlier pieces: ‘straw chair’ and ‘kink’ series tables and shelves.

 

 


the tubular steel frames of the furniture pieces are bent in a crude but calculated way

 

 


each bend in form appears as a kink in its metal structure

 

 

 


the tubular steel is clamped within a vice to be bent and kinked to form the frame of the furniture pieces

 

 


shaping the chair frames by hand

 

 

 

 

 

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