sebastian herkner’s woven UNAM lounge chair for very wood by gervasoni
all images courtesy sebastian herkner

 

 

 

influenced by the outdoor furniture located throughout swiss architect pierre jeanneret’s ‘4J’ type house in chandigarh, india, the UNAM lounge chair by german designer sebastian herkner for very wood by gervasoni features a solid wood construction, and boasts clean lines and authentic materials. based on traditional aesthetics and production methods, the timber seating object revisits the classic weaving technique used in jeanneret’s original prototypes. available in two different backrest variations – one intertwined and one upholstered – its primary structure consists of simple wooden elements that give the lounge chair stability and define its proportion.

UNAM lounge chair by sebastian herkner

the design of UNAM was influenced by pierre jeanneret’s outdoor furniture in chandigarh, india

UNAM lounge chair by sebastian herkner

the lounge chair features a solid wood construction, and boasts clean lines and authentic materials

UNAM lounge chair by sebastian herkner

the timber seating object revisits the classic weaving technique used in jeanneret’s original bamboo prototypes

UNAM lounge chair by sebastian herkner

its primary structure consists of simple wooden elements that give the lounge chair stability and define its proportion