thonet: 330 chair and 1330 table by läufer + keichel thonet: 330 chair and 1330 table by läufer + keichel
nov 11, 2012

thonet: 330 chair and 1330 table by läufer + keichel

‘330 chair’ by  läufer + keichel for thonetall images courtesy of thonet

 

 

 

berlin-based industrial designers julia läufer and marcus keichel have conceived of the 330/1330 chair and table series for furniture maker thonet. presented at orgatec 2012 in cologne, germany  the ‘330 chair’ is a stackable unit featuring a language based on simple lines and distinctive shapes. its ergonomically formed seat and backrest provides maximum comfort due to its well-balanced proportions. made out of a combination of solid beech and plywood parts, the design can be stained or left natural.

green and dark blue variations

 

red stained seat

 

 

 ‘330’ chair with armrests

 

gray-blue and red variations of the 330 chair with armrests

 

 

‘1330 chair table series’ by  läufer + keichel for thonet

 

 

 

the ‘1330 table’ matches the streamline design of the ‘330 chair’ which is defined by its reduced form and functionality. the rectangular, solid-wood legs feature a tapered and slightly splayed. the veneer top rests on a beveled edge frame which give the appearance of the surface floating above the support.

 

 

tapered legs

 

 

extended edition

 

 

(left) detail of leg(right) detail of table top

  • Seriously????????????More minimalist chairs??? Why do you think this is….how much time do I have to waste scrolling past chairs to get to something innovative and exciting…god! It’s out there…more substance, less advertising please. If you want to keep this policy of sucking up anyone with a new chair and a blatantly lame explanation or theme, I’ll cancel. This used to be a great site….

    Pashmaniac says:
  • Sad that it doesn’t adopt Thonet’s philosophy of innovative design thinking… The use of steam and beech wood was a revolution in terms of production process. The Thonet n°14 could even be taken apart and its legacy lives on in IKEA and the like ! Its a pity that the company isn’t striving to produce another “chair of chairs”…. Should we turn our attention to other firms such as Herman Miller ?

    romain says:
  • These guys are idiots. This chair has immense style.

    Isaac Grant says:

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