FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T
 
FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T
jan 29, 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T
image © takumi ota photography 2014

 

 

 

stockholm-based designers claesson koivisto rune have created a new solid wood furniture series for start-up japanese brand matsuso T, which launches next week at the stockholm furniture fair. entitled ‘five’, the collection of seating and tables reference typical japanese and eastern traditions and philosophies revolving around the number 5. ‘we live in a world of five elements that we experience through our five senses. five is gently odd. five is not too many. five is beautiful,’ says mårten claesson.

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T
image © takumi ota photography 2014

 

 

‘we developed a shape that combines a circle with a pentagon: the chair, the table, the clothes rail and the other members of the five family all share this iconic shape. it’s uncompromisingly made in solid wood, by the best japanese craftsmen,’ he adds.

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

the series of furniture was designed around the symbolic pentagonal shape
image © takumi ota photography 2014

 

 

designed around the symbolic pentagonal shape, the series of furniture pieces – an armchair/chair, a stool, dining and coffee tables, a coat stand, a clothing rail and bench – are linked together through the use of this five-sided motif.

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

the collection references typical japanese and eastern traditions and philosophies around the number 5
image © takumi ota photography 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

each piece has been crafted based on inherited techniques and japanese tradition
image © takumi ota photography 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

red armchair 3/4 top view
image © takumi ota photography 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

red armchair sideview
image © takumi ota photography 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

coat rack / stool hybrid
image © takumi ota photography 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

clothing rail
image © takumi ota photography 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

dining table with red accents
image © takumi ota photography 2014

FIVE solid wood furniture series by claesson koivisto rune for matsuso T

bench
image © takumi ota photography 2014

 

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