Range 808 - Thonet - Chairs, Armchairs, Sofas, Classics, Tables, designer furniture

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DesignFormstelle, 2015

Destined to become a favourite piece to sink into: The distinctive new Thonet lounge chair 808

With the range 808, Munich based design studio Formstelle has created a lounge chair that combines maximum comfort with numerous possibilities for individualisation. The new lounge chair 808 plays with the contrast between a protective shell and an inviting openness, creating a place of retreat and calm. Its distinctive appearance is created through a contemporary reinterpretation of the classic wing chair – the shape suggests an elegant cocoon that embraces the person sitting in the chair and communicates a feeling of security. Another striking characteristic is the comfortable upholstery with its welcoming soft wave effect. This inner cushioned core establishes an intriguing contrast with the angularity of the outer shell. A clever mechanism allows users to individually adjust the position of the chair, while a footstool enhances the range.


The swivel frame of the lounge chair 808 is available in a number of different versions (wood with bentwood elements, stainless steel, tubular steel chrome-plated or in various colours). The mechanism hidden inside the chair enables the variable adjustment of multiple seat and backrest inclinations through to a relaxing fully reclined position.

 

An upholstery concept that Formstelle has exclusively developed for the lounge chair 808 completes this highly detailed and well-conceived design. The designers have created a distinct fabric for the lounge chair 808 in collaboration with the German textile manufacture Rohi: “Soul” is available in thirteen colours and impresses with a high-quality new woollen yarn and a multidimensional honeycomb structure that lends depth to the fabric. Customers can choose from six different colour worlds, each consisting of material options in leather, fabric and formed fleece, with matching decorative seams.


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Designer

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Formstelle

Formstelle

Claudia Kleine (born 1974 in Munich) and Jörg Kürschner (born 1969 in Karlsruhe, carpenter and furniture restorer) both graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with degrees in interior design. In 2001, they founded the office Formstelle in Munich, which undertakes design tasks in the fields of product design, interior design and corporate identity. The overarching spatial and substantial contexts play an important role for the design duo. Product design goes hand in hand with comprehensive research and material experiments. Paying special attention to production methods and accompanying products through the entire design process are an essential element of the work. Formstelle develops innovative solutions with a high standard of conceptual, technological and design quality.

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Materials and Surfaces

The sensitive selection of the surfaces is decisive for the character of any piece of furniture. Therefore, we offer an almost limitless range of materials, allowing for an individual and special touch for each piece. Create your personal chair or table by choosing from our comprehensive collection of materials for the frame and upholstery. Please note that the materials listed here only represent a small selection of our production possibilities. Our specialist trade partner near you will be happy to offer advice.

Materials

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  • Natural napa leather
  • 4223 Bordeaux / Seam colour: 302 Pine green
  • 2617 Cognac / Seam colour: 406 Dark brown
  • 2001 Dark brown / Seam colour: 887 Ochre-brown
  • 2488 Medium brown / Seam colour: 000 Black
  • 3446 Sand / Seam colour: 406 Dark brown
  • 500 Black / Seam colour: 701 Grey
  • Leather Linea
  • 618 Arnacio
  • 624 Azzurro
  • 635 Bianco
  • 649 Cielo
  • 631 Green
  • 623 Grigio
  • 608 Marrone
  • 646 Moretto
  • 622 Nero
  • 614 Rosso
  • 628 Sabbia
  • 659 Tortora
  • Credo
  • 24 Azur
  • 25 Moss
  • 2 Safran
  • 22 Stone
  • 19 Snow
  • Novum
  • 15 Curry
  • 30 Lagoon
  • 33 Mambo
  • 08 Prime
  • 23 Viola
  • Steelcut Trio 2
  • 153 Grey- black
  • 213 Beige
  • 353 Brown-turquoise
  • 665 Red
  • 675 Blue
  • Remix 2
  • 443 Orange
  • 383 Black brown
  • 123 Light grey
  • 133 Grey beige
  • 933 Green
  • Rohi Soul
  • 158 Air
  • 160 Angora
  • 153 Anthrazit
  • 165 Black
  • 167 Cocos
  • 152 Graphit
  • 151 Pepper
  • 159 Tropic
  • 157 Urban
  • 156 Under
  • 154 Island
  • 155 Warmgrey
  • 149 Stone

Surfaces

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  • Wood & Veneers
  • Walnut
  • Oak
  • Tubular steel colours
  • Grey green TS 2005
  • Pure White RAL 9010
  • Chocolate brown TS 8005
  • Mustard yellow TS 2050
  • Deep black RAL 9005
  • Tomato red RAL 3013
  • Warm grey TS 3005

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