inga sempe: oesterlen chair and table for gaersnaes
 
inga sempe: oesterlen chair and table for gaersnaes inga sempe: oesterlen chair and table for gaersnaes
jan 31, 2011

inga sempe: oesterlen chair and table for gaersnaes

österlen chair

here is a sneak preview of the österlen chair and table designed by inga sempe for gärsnäs, to be presented during the stockholm furniture fair from 8 to 12 feb. 2011.

the recessed surfaces along the chair’s back frame are designed to create a more comfortable backrest. these cuts are repeated throughout the chair, acting both functionally to form the wood joints and adding visual interest to the piece.

österlen chair

detail of österlen chair

österlen chair and table, detail of table

maquette

maquette

prototypes

scale models

  • very nice!

    axioma says:
  • I think the table works but the chair falls short. The detailing on every corner seems superfluous or just decorative. With such a simple & minimal chair why add decoration? Of course without the decoration, the chair looks too similar to James Irvine’s reinterpretation of the cafe chair from Thonet. I’m a real Inga Sempe fan but I feel this one falls short.

    faf says:

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