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Tue 9.1.

The Air Apparent: TON’s new Chips lounge chair

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.01.2018 - Tagged as:

The Air Apparent: TON's new Chips lounge chair

Lucie Koldova: “With Chips, I play with light passing through the large backrest. Combining a semi-transparent material with the three-dimensionally bent wooden frame, the chair permeates space while space permeates the chair”


This January’s must-see Das Haus installation at imm cologne, authored by young Czech designer Lucie Koldova, sees the launch of her new Chips lounge chair for TON, where space and light meeting supreme seating.(text by Simone Keane-Cowell)


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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.



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…)