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Künstlerhaus Stuttgart - Bracket furniture

This family of furniture was part of our work with Künstlerhaus Stuttgart and designed and developed by us to be built in the Künstlerhaus together with their members and local volunteers during a series of intensive making workshops.

The idea of the design has it origin in the distinctive concrete structure of the Künstlerhaus. It’s interior columns flow into the ceiling beams via elegant triangular ‘spreaders’ and this method of bracing the connection between horizontal and vertical becomes the central principle of the new furniture. Our design employs this triangular bracing between table legs and tabletops, and chair/stool legs and seat tops.  A simple folded steel bracket element was produced in two different sizes and two different angles(90deg and 97deg) and is used to fix together the components of all the various furniture pieces for the new cafe and bar in the building.

Steel bracket

Steel bracket

Ash and Ash veneered ply chair. 405 x 490 x 780H

Ash and Ash veneered ply chair. 405 x 490 x 780H

Upholstered and Ash ply variants

Upholstered and Ash ply variants

Oak Stools 350 x 350 x 440H/650H/740H

Oak Stools 350 x 350 x 440H/650H/740H

Oak Table 700 x 700 x740H

Oak Table 700 x 700 x740H

Oak Table 3000 x 1000 x 740H and Ash chairs

Oak Table 3000 x 1000 x 740H and Ash chairs

Banquette Seat 1200 x 680 x 800H. Table 1550 x 700 x 740H. Oak & Kvadrat Steelcut

Banquette Seat 1200 x 680 x 800H. Table 1550 x 700 x 740H. Oak & Kvadrat Steelcut

Modular Seat 800 x 800 x 714H. Oak & Kvadrat Steelcut

Modular Seat 800 x 800 x 714H. Oak & Kvadrat Steelcut

Modular Seat 800 x 800 x 714H. Oak & Kvadrat Steelcut

Modular Seat 800 x 800 x 714H. Oak & Kvadrat Steelcut