big-game extends castor series for karimoku new standard with fresh pieces
 
big-game extends castor series for karimoku new standard with fresh pieces big-game extends castor series for karimoku new standard with fresh pieces
jan 19, 2016

big-game extends castor series for karimoku new standard with fresh pieces

big-game extends castor series for karimoku new standard with fresh pieces
(above) the new pieces include a sofa, low table, and dining bench
all images courtesy of karimoku new standard

 

 

 

karimoku is a japanese wood furniture manufacturer with more than 70 years of experience in the field. in 2009 they launched karimoku new standardi, exalting their deep understanding of craftsmanship, bound together with technologies, to build furniture that meets the highest requirements of quality and sustainability. the castor series designed by big-game consists of a bench, shelf and colored stools which are made by using a small diameter of oak. the latest extension includes a sofa, a low table, and a dining bench and is being presented at imm cologne 2016.

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the ‘castor sofa’ refers to le corbusier’s legendary grand comfort sofa

 

 

 

the ‘castor sofa’ refers to le corbusier’s legendary grand comfort sofa, combining its elegance with functionality and high comfort. the joined japanese oak wood holds the cushions upholstered with high-quality foams and natural feathers and covered in a fabric 79% acrylic and 21% wool that comes in beige and night blue.

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bent oak surrounds the sides and back of the sofa while holding the cushions

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the sofa makes up for a good room divider

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the ‘low table’ is conceived as a companion to the ‘castor sofa’

 

 

 

the ‘castor low table’ is based on the design of a previous element of the collection, and although simple at first sight, its well-thought design makes it a versatile side table for different types of interiors and for various applications. like it’s over series companions, this piece is also made entirely of solid japanese oak wood.

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the table comes in two different sizes

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the ‘castor dining bench’ fits perfectly the ‘castor table’

 

 

 

as for the ‘castor dining bench’, it was thought as a piece to go with the ‘castor table’, as it combines the elegance of pure geometric lines with functionality. the dining bench comes in three different colors: black, grain grey, and pure oak.

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the ‘castor dining bench’ comes in black, grain grey, and pure oak

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