Posts tagged as 'TON'

Thu 23.3.

Bends ahead: TON

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Bends ahead: TON

Vienna-based designer Alex Gufler’s new distinctively formed Alba collection for TON – to be launched at next month’s Salone del Mobile in Milan – is the manufacturer’s first foray into completely upholstered chairs

If there’s one manufacturer that truly understands wood, it’s long-established Czech brand TON. Their steam-bending expertise and passionate craftsmanship lives in the very grain of classic and contemporary furniture designs alike.(text by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Mon 11.3.

‘Tram’ chair by Thomas Feichtner for TON (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.03.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Tram' chair by Thomas Feichtner for TON

‘Tram’ chair by Thomas Feichtner for TON

Thomas Feichtner’s ‘Tram’ chair for TON is strongly inspired by the Czech company’s time-honored production processes (TON is one of the world’s oldest furniture producers at 150 years): first by the company’s own plant for the production of seat shells from molded wood, and second by its longstanding factory for the production of classic bentwood.

 

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Fri 1.7.

‘Wave’ rocking chair by Michal Riabic for TON (CZ)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 01.07.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

'Wave' rocking chair by Michal Riabic for TON

Inspired by the iconic rocking chair by the bentwood-process inventor Michael Thonet, the young Slovak designer Michal Riabic has created this ‘Wave’ rocking armchair for the Czech manufacturer TON. The simple, curvilinear ‘Wave’ encompasses a leather upholstery and the design has won ‘the best redesign of a standard rocking chair’ competition held by TON on the occasion of the manufacturer’s 150-years anniversary of the traditional bentwood furniture production. (more…)