‘makil’ by patrick norguet for alki images courtesy of patrick norguet / alki



paris-based designer patrick norguet in collaboration with french furniture manufacturer alki, has designed ‘makil’, a stackable oak chair that showcases material, technique and structure. the chair will be exhibited for the first time at maison et objet 2011. using the finest bending techniques and craftsmanship, the chair is composed of a series of winding and intersecting forms. the combined use of solid oak and oak plywood adds an additional layer of interest to the object.

patrick norguet: makil for alki front

patrick norguet: makil for alki profile

patrick norguet: makil for alki (left) detail of arm and leg joint (right) detail of bent wood backrest