Foldable Tension Stool by Dmitry Kirgizov

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New from the industrial designer Dmitry Kirgizov, the Tension Stool is a folding design with a curved seat and three legs. Crafted from white oak wood and naturally finished, the stool has an unassuming appearance. Yet, the central mechanism allows each leg to fold down, transforming the stool into a nearly-flat item that can be stowed away or hung on the wall. The idea brings to mind the Axel Stool by the Italian studio MID, though Kirgizov’s design distinguishes itself with a far more muted aesthetic. The minimalist look of the Tension Stool emphasizes its utility and particular aptitude in the realm of small-space living.

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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