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Mon 3.2.

‘Wood Layer Armchair’ by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.02.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Wood Layer Armchair' by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

‘Wood Layer Armchair’ by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche’s latest innovation, ‘Wood Tailoring’ extreme sewing technology, will be on display for the first time in the form of their ‘Wood Layer Armchair’ at the 2014 Stockholm Furniture Fair.

 

 

'Wood Layer Armchair' by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

‘Wood Layer Armchair’ by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

“Sewing technology is taken to its extreme with a thoroughly researched craftsmanship.” say Färg & Blanche. “We have tried extreme sewing technology the past years,… Now we have gone even further by reducing everything, only a shell of wood with the sewing as pattern generator and a structural element.”

 

'Wood Layer Armchair' by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

‘Wood Layer Armchair’ by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

Färg & Blanche’s Wood Tailoring employs a sewing machine to stitch directly onto wood in order to join different parts together and at the same time create patterns which have an aesthetic of their own. Layer upon layer of thick plywood is stitched together to make the Wood Layer Armchair, the resulting sewing presents a topographical map with an organic pattern that resembles the growth of wood.

 

'Wood Layer Armchair' by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

‘Wood Layer Armchair’ by Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche

“Sewing is usually seen as something, which has to do with soft materials. We use our heavy-duty sewing machines to sew in wood. And, yes, it’s a raw poetry that fuses the hand-made with the industrial.”

 

to the Färg & Blanche website

 

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