peter marigold: dodai bench at maison et objet peter marigold: dodai bench at maison et objet
jan 24, 2013

peter marigold: dodai bench at maison et objet

‘dodai’ by peter marigold manufactured by japanese furniture company hinoki kogeiimage © designboom

 

 

 

presented as part of the simple vision exhibition – coordinated by japan creative – and shown at maison et objet 2013 is peter marigold‘s ‘dodai’ bench. the design was fabricated by respected japanese furniture company hinoki kogei through splitting a single log into two pieces. on top of this base –  a ‘hiba’ japanese cypress – is covering created from woven grass (igusa) and wooden rods this can be rolled back so as to use the interior space for storage. it is held in place with coloured bungees stretched over dark hardwood turned knobs. ‘dodai’ itself means ‘base’ in japanese and the benches loosely reference architectural beams laid on the foundations of houses.

the base of the design is created through splitting a single log into two piecesimage © designboom

 

the type of wood used is a ‘hiba’ japanese cypressimage © designboom

 

overing created from woven grass (igusa) and wooden rods this can be rolled back so as to use the interior space for storage.image © designboom

 

it is held in place with coloured bungees stretched over dark hardwood turned knobsimage © designboom

 

‘dodai’ itself means ‘base’ in japanese and the benches loosely reference architectural beams laid on the foundations of housesimage © designboom

  • I never saw anything like this but I love the concept.It can be used in multipurpose like for storage and also for seating.It’s design is also cool and trendy.It is movable also..

    edeskco says:
  • This is a swoon of wood. Nothings says wood like the rugged texture of split log. Nothing short of gorgeous, especially the wave-like surface concavity.

    Mort D'Urban says:

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