poke stools by kyuhyung cho
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apr 08, 2013
poke stools by kyuhyung cho


 

‘poke stools’ by kyuhyung cho for snickeriet
image © stephanie wiegner

 

 

 

developed by stockholm-based typography designer kyuhyung cho, the ‘poke stools’ keep the spirit of children-like furniture–
drawing influence from the playful form and function–for snickeriet. a combination of four round legs and eight holes in each seat create
a stackable stool with a graphical approach. the seating ‘pokes’ one another to build up in stacks, as the four legs pass through the holes
of the other seat. the twisting section of each stool creates added rhythm as the volume grows higher. constructed using finnish natural birch and oak,
the stools are then finished with a hard wearing lacquer to create a solid and smooth surface.

 

 


playful composing system
image © stephanie wiegner

 

 


stacked stools like a sculpture
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stackable 3 by 3
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possibility to be upside down in a composition
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stackable side by side
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the poke stool in birch
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three stacked stools
image © stephanie wiegner

 

 

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