TREE STOOLS

Spring 2004
16" h x 14" d and 18" h x 14" d
Plywood, foam, batting, muslin, silk, wool, zippers, thread

The Tree Stools recall the communal atmosphere of sitting around the campfire, but are built for the most elegant silk-upholstered living room. Textiles mimic nature in their patterned randomness, while employing traditional quilting and embroidery techniques. The humanization of form lends a sense of charm. A couture-finished bark jacket of pin-tucked wool is concealing, insulating, even transformative, and reflects the costume aspect of dressing a home.

Prototypes, not for sale

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