Frame Chair Designed and Made in Ireland by Notion and Mourne Textiles

View all 17 Photos

The Frame Chair was designed and made by the Dublin-based studio Notion in collaboration with the County Down weavers of Mourne Textiles. Revising Notion’s 2014 Dowel Chair, the Frame experiments with textiles and aluminum. Similarly to the Dowel Chair, the new design features a back and armrest crafted from wood in a basket-like shape. The Frame, however, is naturally finished instead of painted white, outfitted with anodized aluminium legs, and cushioned with Mourne Textiles’ handwoven upholstery, shown here in two-tone gray and ochre or yellow. Blending contemporary and traditional techniques, the chair is CNC-machined (for the curved ash wood seat pan) and woven by hand on custom-made looms (for the fabric). Part of the Liminal exhibition and The Year of Irish Design 2015, the Frame Chair is now showing at Salone del Mobile in Milan and will soon travel to New York, Dublin, and Eindhoven as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    string(5) "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.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • The PANO Beam Projector

    A portable projector concept inspired by the silhouette of an SUV. With more and more…

  • The Fonte Table Light

    A handmade table lamp made from glossy ceramic. German design brand favius collaborates with award-winning…

  • The Arch Chair

    A bold chair concept with an imaginative design. Multidisciplinary design firm Girelli Studio focuses on…

  • The Flex Perch Stool

    A sustainable design created with flexibility and function in mind. US brand Steelcase specializes in…

  • WEED’D

    A collection that re-imagines the glass bong as a design object. With the increasing acceptance…

  • The Klaus Stool

    A handcrafted stool that marks a new beginning. Not all good pieces of furniture have…

  • The Huygens Dome Wall Clock

    A contemporary wall clock that subtly references vintage timepieces. Amsterdam-based, Dutch clock brand Huygens designs…

  • The Cadence Collection

    An elegant glassware and crystal lighting collection inspired by art and traditional glassblowing techniques. Created…

Around the world

  • Wonder Bee & Bee

    A slow tourism project in southern Italy. Wonder Grottole started out as an experiment but…

  • Hotel Grand Stark

    A building from 1908 transformed into a stylish boutique hotel. Located in the Central Eastside…

  • The Circulo Mexicano Hotel

    A 19th century residential building transformed into a hotel with Shaker-inspired furniture. Located in the…

loader