etc.etc. studio assemble naïve chair for emko at maison et objet
etc.etc. studio assemble naïve chair for emko at maison et objet etc.etc. studio assemble naïve chair for emko at maison et objet
aug 31, 2015

etc.etc. studio assemble naïve chair for emko at maison et objet

etc.etc. studio assemble naïve chair for emko at maison et objet




the starting point of etc.etc. studio‘s ‘naïve’ chair was the notion of designing one that could be drawn by a 4 year old – a seat and six sticks. produced by lithuanian furniture brand emko, ‘naïve’ is a composition of six equal parts that interchangeably function as legs and a backrest that are screwed into a scooped ash seat pan; with the simplified assembly making it easy to manufacture and transport more efficiently in a flatpack format. the challenge was to calculate the right lengths of these elements, and arrange them in precise angles in order to provide a welcoming posture and pleasant sitting position. a soft ‘pullover’ can be tugged over the backrest for more comfort and is available in six colors, or natural oiled ash. these can be mixed to create a range of seating with different color combinations.


the ‘naïve’ chair is being presented at maison et objet 2015 from september 4th to 8th.

etc.etc. studio naive chair maison et objet
‘naïve’ chairs come in a range of colors

the individual elements of the chair can be interchanged for a more colorful seating object

‘naïve’ is comprised of six equal components used for the legs and backrest, that screw into a scooped ash seat pan

a ‘pullover’ can be placed over the backrest to offer more comfort

the ‘naïve’ chair is being presented at maison et objet 2015

wood texture of the ‘naïve’ chair

detail of the wood grain textures

the design is conceived from the simplicity of a child’s drawing of a chair

alternate views of the ‘naïve’ chair

‘naïve’ chair paired with etc.etc. studio’s ‘my writing desk’

silhouette of the ‘naïve’ chair




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