Key facts

Product:
Splinter chair
Family:
Splinter
Manufacturer:
Conde House >
Designer:
nendo >
Architonic ID:
1246678
Country:
Japan
Launched:
2014
Manufacturer groups :
Seating-Chairs >
Groups:
Seating-Chairs >

Product description

Celebrated Japanese studio Nendo – founded by Oki Sato in 2005 – is known for its minimalist designs, whose reduction belies the consideration and innovation they reflect.

The Splinter Armchair, which comes in three versions – wood seat, upholstered seat, and full shell – is no exception. ‘We splintered each piece of wood as though peeling it away,’ says the designer, resulting in backrests that elegantly divide to become both armrests and legs, and create a harmonious whole. Respecting the material, Nendo went with the grain, so that the wood would retain its original pliancy.

The shell version of SPLINTER offers even greater comfort for users, while maintaining the chair’s pared-down aesthetic.

Product family

Concept

nendo completes the SPLINTER - collection with a reinterpretation of the chair. The new chair SPLINTER SHELL combines the absolute minimalist design of the series with outstanding seating comfort. Another highlight of the design minimalists by Oki Sato .