Wood and Glue

We couldn't resist to show you the chair version of Stefan Diez's Houdini series, that complete with the armchair we previously featured at spotd.it.

Using nothing but glue, bended 4 mm plywood and intelligence Stefan Diez created the beautiful Houdini chair. The german designer's starting point was the technique used in scale airplane modeling, where thin layers of plywood are glued and shaped over wood structures. And this is how the Houdini chair is made, 4mm sheets of plywood are bent and glued around a solid wood base, the seat, to provide the needed comfort. The result is as lightweight and compact as it is beautiful.
Available in black, white and natural finishings, it can also be customized in any colour such as the vibrant red you see in our pictures. 
Check all the nice pictures of the making-of here, and the armchair version we featured previously.


Designer: Stefan Diez
Company: e15
Year: 2009
Materials: solid wood, plywood and glue

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