wuehl yanes: wood stove at interieur 2010 kortrijk
wuehl yanes: wood stove at interieur 2010 kortrijk
oct 21, 2010

wuehl yanes: wood stove at interieur 2010 kortrijk

wuehl yanes: wood stove at interieur 2010 kortrijk




swiss designer wuehl yanes presents his ‘wood stove’ at the interieur biennale in kortrijk, belgium, as part of the ‘youngdesignersfair’ programme.


conceived as part of his graduation project at ECAL university of art and design, lausanne, switzerland, yanes created the sculptural stove, that could fit into any room, to bring back the cosy fire place atmosphere to the domestic space. you can either leave the appliance open or closed, and use it as either a heater or a fire place. the concrete base is used to store the wood, while smoke evacuation is placed at the back of the unit so that the top could be flat, offering a surface in which to place a teapot or a pan filled with water for air humidity.

wuehl yanes: wood stove at interieur 2010 kortrijkfull view of the wood stove


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  • lovely, but how does it vent?

    dbkii says:
  • Fantastic design, I want one!! I hope you will find a distributor soon, good luck!

    Willemien van Egmond says:
  • Wow, I love the close and open fire idea. Vent is at the back but we can not see it on those pictures, it is better like that I think.

    PN says:
  • I love the design, but it´s true that it doesn´t vent (it doesn´t have any hole or tube in the pictures or the drawins), and if it vents by the front, it´s very uncomfortable and breaks all the design…and ventilation it´s very important thing when talking about stoves 🙂

    NOIR says:
  • I like very much the design, but I also think the smoke is a problem.

    jose says:
  • design? huh- forgot the fumes…..
    you could have done a really good design by thinking a little more.

    michael says:
  • If you read a little it’s explain that the smoke evacuation is placed at the back so that the top could be flat, which allows a surface to place a teapot or a pan filled with water for air humidity….

    ness says:
  • gorgeus!!! where can i buy one??? pls email me at my webiste http://www.studioloko.pl. Congrats!!

    Asia Real says:
  • ECAL students’ works are very impressive

    BIG says:
  • Great looking stove, but even more impressive is some posters inability to read an article before griping about the items design…

    JMD says:
  • It is a very attractive stove, but I doubt it would be practical in regular use. Modern stoves have undergone extensive engineering to ensure proper combustion of all the gases. Control of primary and secondary draft to the fire is essential for clean burning fires.

    Without knowing more details about how clean it burns I doubt that this would be legal in many places with clean air laws

    Mike says:
  • Right dbkii my wonder is how does it vent or is it only intended to be used outside in the open air ?

    celeste raposo says:
  • Nice design but appears totally impractical. Without a flue to create a venturi, it will produce mostly smoke and no heat. I assume the fire in the pic is photoshopped….

    gbhb says:
  • esto no funciona, es solo arte.

    nomade says:
  • El humo por dnd sale???

    Jordi says:
  • So, the smoke goes out the back. Ok. But when the front opening is closed, where does the air needed for combustion enter?

    Pretty looking, but not functional.

    nope says:
  • exactly nope, I saw this wood stove in Kortrijk and discuss with the designer, when it’s closed the air needed for combustion enter from below by the side of the drain pipe of ashes. we see it in the second picture on top of log.

    jean says:
  • it’s amazing so many of you can type questions, yet cannot seem to read. (the venting is explained) or is it just that one sentence is too much to read when you are half-assing incisiveness?

    hans daniel says:
  • venting=valid question simply because its not shown and is such an essential part of an indoor log burner.

    mr says:
  • can you burn this indoors? thought it produces carbon monoxide

    mark says:

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