overgaard dyrman merges tradition + technology in wire collection
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feb 06, 2014
overgaard dyrman merges tradition + technology in wire collection


overgaard dyrman merges tradition + technology in wire collection
all images courtesy of overgaard dyrman

 

 

 

merging traditional craft techniques with modern technology, danish design brand overgaard & dyrman has created ‘the wire collection’. based on saddlery and metal work, the series includes a dining chair, lounge chair, love chair and a coffee table. challenging a sense of synergy and contrast in the use of materials, a balance is found between functionality, ergonomics and manufacturing. all made within a workshop just outside of copenhagen, the ‘wire collection’ comes in a black coated steel frame or in a clear coated brushed one. the upholstery front is made from a soft 2mm vegetable tanned leather with the back uses a 3,5 mm full-grain leather.

 

 

‘merged with the use of modern machinery, it gives us the opportunity to preserve the fantastic craft skills that are still among us, and to combine these with complex forms and manufacturing methods.’ says technical director, christian dyrman.

 


details on the back of the ‘wire love chair’

 


the ‘wire love chair’ in clear powder coated brushed steel with a dark brown vegetable tanned leather

 


the ‘wire lounge family’ – including the love chair, lounge chair and coffee table

 


the ‘wire dining chairs’ in three different kinds of vegetable tanned leather

 


‘wire dining chair’ with a black coated steel frame, in black leather with head screwback buttons in brass

 


structure of the ‘wire dining chair’

 


mounting detail made in full grain leather

 


the ‘wire coffee table’ in solid walnut

 


each furniture is uniquely numbered

 


cutting the leather

 


in the workshop

 

 

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