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Tête-à-Tête / seating furniture


In todays digital era, the quality of a dialogue gets more and more lost. This seating furniture is to counteract this fact – it establishes a physical conjunction between his users. With the aid of his tilting movement one person reacts to the other one automatically. This effect strengthens the connection between the two persons in their conversation.
The Tête-à-tête has its origins in the traditional Baroque, where the face to face seating was seen as a good base for a comfortable conversation.
The combination of this traditional base in a modern design results in this realization.


Institute of Design, Hamburg

Institute of Design, Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

Johanna Urban,
Institute of Design, Hamburg

Alexander Polomka,
Detmolder Schule für Architektur und Innenarchitektur