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


‘dodai’ by peter marigold manufactured by japanese furniture company hinoki kogei
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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 pieces
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the type of wood used is a ‘hiba’ japanese cypress
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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 knobs
image © designboom

 

 


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

 

 

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