Splinter Chair by Matthew Kroeker

Splinter Chair by Matthew Kroeker

Regina Yunghans
Jul 27, 2007

Breaking up is easier to do given the Splinter Chair by Matthew Kroeker for Jane Hamley Wells. It's designed to break. The chair is made of uneven slats in a right and left version. The two can fit together to form a bench, and likewise break apart to form two separate chairs.

On the materials for the chair (teak with stainless steel legs), Matthew says: The bench is teak because it wears well outdoors, but I don't want it to be seen only as a piece of garden furniture. The wood is responsibly harvested, either plantation-grown or from a managed forest.

I didn't want anything to distract from the seat and back, so the stainless-steel legs are quite sparing. It's the next best thing to having the bench just hover above the ground. Via Metropolis.

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