The Sadl Stool

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Belgian design studio LMBRJK has brought together machine precision and artistic sensibilities to create the Sadl Stool, available here in raw, sanded, and patina. One would never guess from its organic and curvaceous form that Sadl was first imagined as a 3D surface model in CAD; then each of the nearly eighty layers that support the sitter was laser cut before being glued and hand-assembled. LMBRJK has dubbed this material “digitial wood,” referring to the manipulation and “reorganization” of sheet plywood to achieve a synthetic wood assembly. Not only does the stool’s multi-layered structure add to its strength, but it also makes for a unique and elegant aesthetic. In this modern approach to a material that is anything but, LMBRJK has successfully revived and updated traditional wood furniture construction to create something that is both functional and beautiful.

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Lizzie

​Lizzie Wright is an aspiring artist and designer with a passion for the written word. While she works on her BFA in Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), she spends her (rare) spare time riding around Providence on her trusty Cannondale and drinking lots of coffee. She is especially fascinated by the dichotomy between aesthetic form and function, which has an immense influence on her work. As a lover of the natural world, Lizzie plans to focus on Nature, Culture, and Sustainability Studies to pursue a more efficient future for design. Read more by visiting her website

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