BOOKNITURE releases special edition stool using kaihara's selvedge denim fabric

BOOKNITURE releases special edition stool using kaihara's selvedge denim fabric

for the first time, BOOKNITURE has applied kaihara’s signature 10 ounce heavyweight selvedge denim onto furniture. since 1893, kaihara denim has manufactured the best quality denim fabrics in japan to leading fashion brands. the selvedge edition embeds the elements of jeans, including the iconic red line edge with the end trimming on the design as well as the hand sewing felt top.

BOOKNITURE can be used as a stool, a foot rest, a nightstand, and much more!



like the jeans’ character, each BOOKNITURE piece is built to last with unique fading in line with the usage of the product. the word ‘selvedge’ relates to the ‘self-edge’ of the denim fabric. it is woven so the fabric’s ‘edge’ can be used in garment construction. in regards to jean elaboration, using the outer edge of the denim, makes it a ‘selvedge’ denim jean.

the selvedge edition comes with kaihara selvedge denim and a grey double sided felt top

a lightweight and portable furniture hidden in a book

this is the first time BOOKNITURE applies kaihura’s signature selvedge denim into their furniture

each piece is built to last in line with the usage of the product

elements of jeans are embedded in the BOOKNITURE product including the end trimming on the design

the selvedge edition includes the iconic red line edge and the hand sewing felt top

kaihara denim uses traditional tools to elaborate the denim fabric used for the BOOKNITURE piece

design process, materials, tools, and end product

BOOKNITURE x kaihara denim develop together the special edition furniture using selvedge denim fabric



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edited by: apostolos costarangos | designboom

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