Monday, January 4, 2010

Building places for friends

I am changing the structure of Furniture Design this semester and starting with the "love seat" project. The love seat is a interesting Type in furniture design first of all because during its evolution in the 18th century French courts it had possibly 20 names attached to the typology. This contemporary example is the famous Jurgen Bey Tree Bench. I actually got to see it in person and its quiet special. The "Louis-ques" backs are grafted on to a quite beautiful tree trunk....

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