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Tue 24.9.

‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Baby Blue' chair by Paul Venaille

‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille

Lyon-based French designer Paul Venaille explores the potential of bent wood in his ‘Baby Blue’ chair, a solid oak three-legged base that suspends what appears to be a pliable curved seat.

 

 

'Baby Blue' chair by Paul Venaille

‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille

“My goal was to create a very thin, light and floating shape.” says Venaille. “It’s all wood, even the seat part, which I realized by twisting and gluing many fine layers of wood together.”

 

'Baby Blue' chair by Paul Venaille

‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille

“The tripod base provides great stability, it detaches from the shell giving the whole a feeling of weightlessness and lightness.”

 

to the Paul Venaille website

 

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