February 22, 2024
Fashionable Scandinavian Bentwood Furnishings: The Lavitta Line

In designing this Lavitta line, Finnish designers Timo Mikkonen and Antti Rouhunkoski needed to pay homage to Scandinavia’s custom of all-wooden furnishings whereas infusing it with one thing new. Somewhat than going with strong wooden, the duo opted to work with veneered and molded plywood, which allowed for brand new kinds; legs may stream upwards to morph into the seat or backrest, as seen in these chairs and lounge chairs from the collection.

Fashionable Scandinavian Bentwood Furnishings: The Lavitta Line

The accompanying bar stools even have the legs flowing into the seat, although a joint was required with a view to have the person items nonetheless be virtually manufacturable. As there isn’t any solution to conceal these joints, the duo opted to as a substitute draw consideration to them, going with a type of parabolic scarf joint.

They around the collection out with tables and benches, which for me lose the DNA of the stools and chairs a bit, however are nonetheless engaging in their very own proper.

The Lavitta line is in manufacturing by Mikkonen and Rouhunkoski’s personal model, Poiat Furnishings.