The beauty of this chair is that its design flows purely from a consideration of the ergonomic, it’s aesthetic is the ergonomic, defined by the profile of a relaxed human form.
Bent laminations of plantation Pine faced with Cape Holly or Blackwood.
Specifications : Chair : 1.1m high by 0.6m wide by 0.8m deep, weighing 8kg
Footstool : 0.4m high by 0.5m wide by 0.5m deep weighing 3.5kg
Designed to be used at a dining table or desk, the hand-cut dovetails, joining the front legs to the seat, bear testimony to the importance of detail in my work. Only hand-cut dovetail’s can give the mitred corner that allows the leg to visually flow into the seat.
The back is a bent lamination of plantation Pine faced with bookmatched Cape Beech. Seat and front legs are solid Cape Beech. Upholstered with leather.
Dimensions: 103cm high by 45 cm wide by 50cm deep.
Weight : 5kg
Obviously elegant, but surprisingly comfortable. The single front leg gives freedom of movement while shifting width to the back of the seat.
The back is bent lamination’s of plantation Pine faced with Cape Holly. Seat and front leg are solid Cape Holly. Upholstered in ostrich leather.
Dimensions : 0.76m high by 0.55m wide by 0.46m deep.
Weight : 7 kg
These pens are made from an assortment of indigenous woods, many of which are found here in the Knysna Forest. They take a Cross-style refill and the metal exterior is plated with either 24 carat gold or gun metal. The wood is finished with a 100% natural polish.
Dimensions (average) : height 13cm; diameter 1.2cm
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