Where form meets function

Standard-Chair, predicated on simple and modern chairmaking by Japanese designer Koji Katsuragi, applies a contemporary aesthetic to traditional English Windsors. The subtle use of two different woods, note the contrast from arm to the rest of the chairs, is fantastic. Equally excellent is Katsuragi’s delicate manipulation of line – never straying too far from traditional blueprint but stamping each chair with a unique conception of the style. The bench above is a personal favorite.

Standard-Chair is just one of many exhibitors showing at 100% Design at Earl’s Court in London this week (September 23-26, 2010).

More of Katsuragi’s chairs after the jump.

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