Dune Stool Special EditionRegular price€1,700.00 Sale price
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Designed by Lisa Ertel
Dune is a family of seating furniture made of solid wood. The Collection is a result of observing how time forms material. The sandblasting technique imitates the forces of nature, removing the soft early wood to reveal the annual rings of the tree. The dynamic structure created by the interplay of light and shadow makes the individual history of wood visible and tangible.
The archaic form of Dune is a by stone benches called ‚Ruhstein‘. These contemporary witnesses were built in the area around south Germany and France in the 16th century. Positioned on connecting roads between two trading points the benches provided a place for traders and farmers to rest and put down heavy goods for a while.
Important note: During the seasoning the material strong solid wood forms cracks. These cracks are not defects but a natural process and unavoidable characteristics, which make every stool unique.
About the designer
Lisa Ertel is a Berlin based artist and designer, holding a Diploma from Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG). After graduating she co-founded the open research platform Bio Design Lab for the University. 2020/21 Lisa was an artist in residence at the Jan van Eyck Academie. She is part of Studio Œ and the collectives Many-to-Many and Fan, together they realize experiences at the intersection of art and design.