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Allegretto & Vivace / stool/table

Allegretto & Vivace
Allegretto & Vivace

Discipline: China

Discipline: China

As part of the “Rhythms Series“, the stool/tables were inspired by the irregular yet harmonic spacing of frets on a Guzheng (an tranditional Chinese instrument), reflected in the uneven spacing of the stool’s spokes. The objective was to stimulate a long-lasting engagement with the product through subtle structural variations. The designer enhances the flexibility of the multi-functional nature of a stool, via the stool’s playful, flip top design, providing a smoothly lacquered hard side and a soft, upholstered alternative on the reverse, allowing for a wide range of color and material combinations. Borrowing techniques from Chinese traditional crafts, MÜ creates light and elegant aesthetic structures.

Client / Manufacturer

MÜ_


Shanghai, China

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Design

MÜ_


Somerville, United States

Jutta Friedrichs

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