inoda + sveje: DC09 dining chair
inoda + sveje: DC09 dining chair inoda + sveje: DC09 dining chair
jun 25, 2010

inoda + sveje: DC09 dining chair


danish-japanese milan-based inoda + sveje (kyoko inoda and nils sveje)  have designed the ‘DC09’ dining chair in collaboration with japanese manufacturer miyazaki isu. available in indonesian rose wood, teak or ash, the most characteristic part of the ‘DC09’ is its seat, which has been shaved as thin as possible, but still remains rigid and structurally sound. the solid wood chair is sculpted by organic lines, while still following human ergonomics.

back-side view

up close of the seat and legs

production process on the chair backs

progression of chair backs (most finished at the left)

chair seats ready to be sanded and finished

  • Beautiful BUT: Don’t use tropical wood!

    Henk says:
  • Real neat chair. I’d rather see it on maple wood or something like that.

    mdl says:
  • Beautiful chair!

    World Man About Town says:
  • Cool,love it.

    Penghao says:
  • Where can you buy some of these?

    Jason says:
  • Increíble… says:
  • I wonder what Sam Maloof would have thought?

    Marc D. says:
  • I couldnt have “said” it better myself. Just exquisite. These have strong potential as classics and heirlooms. Send six at once!

    PS to readers, my policy is to support good design by buying it. Purchases, even small, greatly encourage artists and designers to carry on and expand. I hope others will do the same. Lets save the good ones and keep them rising.

    charles says:
  • If this chair were produced by a single craftsperson, without the benefit of automation, it would surely be considered a masterpiece. A masterpiece it is not, but a beautiful example of what can be accomplished by a highly skilled team of designers and technicians, using the the latest 3d modelling software and cnc machining, it is.

    Francis Lemieux says:
  • Francis, why is it that it have to be made by a single craftsperson, and not for example a robot, to be a masterpiece?

    hyblastako says:
  • I have to say that I love this design. Very very beautiful classic shape, beautifully made…

    HOWEVER….. Timber sourced from Indonesia is is cut down from Orang-Utan rainforest. Loggers are wiping out these ancient forests for a cheap buck. There are SO many other timbers that could have been used here.

    Shame it tarnishes the beautiful design…

    Anders, Sydney says:
  • I absolutely agree with Anders. Great design, but why use such unsustainable timber?

    tim says:

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