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‘Sidekick Stool’ by Timothy John for Thanks (NZ)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 03.12.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

‘Sidekick Stool’ by Timothy John for Thanks

A Kiwi furniture designer Timothy John has created this linear cork-and-metal stool for a New Zealand-based fashion brand Thanks. Composed of a round cork seat supported by a delicate, steel wire base which is available in either black or white colour versions, ‘Sidekick’ was inspired by “the silhouette of a glass science beaker.”

Black version of the ‘Sidekick Stool’ by Timothy John

More about the design:

 

‘As the contents of an old school beaker were contained with a cork stopper, so too the stool top is made of cork. Cork is a natural product that intrigues the senses. It is warm, smooth, velvety to touch and earthy to smell. It is also is impermeable, buoyant, non-allergenic and fire resistant.’

‘Sidekick Stools’ by Timothy John for Thanks

‘Sidekick Stools’ by Timothy John for Thanks

to Timothy John’s website

 

to Architonic’s ‘Design in Cork’ theme

 

For technical support contact Alfred Giolai ‘Sidekick Stool’ by Timothy John for Thanks (NZ)