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MOTARASU - FLOAT CHAIR





FLOAT is a dining chair, with an open back giving a gentle flexibility and comfort. The design and functionality make FLOAT suitable in several room types and settings including restaurants as it is stackable by four.


A simple and gently curved steel tube frame carries the wood seat and backrest. Hard and soft, cold and warm meets in both design and material to create the balance. FLOAT chair comes in a natural oak or black ash veneer seat and backrest on a steel frame with a black structural powder coating.






FLOAT is the first furniture design realized in a design collaboration between the two designers, Lars Vejen and Taijiro Ishiko.


Seating height: 45 cm

Width: 55 cm

Height: 75 cm

Depth: 52 cm

Weight: 7,5 kg


Material

The seat and backrest of the FLOAT chair is made of wooden veneer with oak on the top layers with a core of beech wood, in a choice of natural oil or black painted finish. The frame is made of a high strength, ⌀18 mm steel tube with a fine structure black powder coating.

Please note that colours shown on screen might differ to some extent from colours on the actual object, so we cannot guarantee a colour match. Also the natural material used may differentiate in appearance from object to object.


The FLOAT chair comes fully assembled (stacked by up to 4 chairs depending on the number of chairs purchased) in a solid outer box.


FLOAT is manufactured in the North of Denmark.





ABOUT THE BRAND



Motarasu gathers Japanese and Danish designers in one brand, thereby emphasizing the common design styles and traditions of the two cultures. Both nations have long and proud design traditions and much in common when it comes to designing and functional furniture. Motarasu we live by the philosophy that we should surround ourselves with beautiful, quality furniture and interior that is specially selected to bring joy.









JAPANDI

COMBINING JAPANESE & DANISH DESIGN


Danish design has been highly influenced by Japanese design for over 150 years, since 1853 when Japan opened its borders towards the rest of the world after centuries of being closed. The design styles of the two countries are very similar, both focusing on simplicity, premium materials and craftsmanship.


JAPANESE DESIGN - Much like Nordic design traditions, Japanese design is often associated with minimalism. Japanese design seeks to eliminate unnecessary decorations and let the material and function of the furniture speak for itself. Ties to the past are very visible in contemporary Japanese design, with a profound respect for old traditions, craftsmanship and ancient techniques. Focus of the design process is on simplicity and function. A piece of furniture should be as beautiful seen from the back as from the front. The natural surfaces of the materials are often the only décor on a design object. This simplistic approach derives from the idea that beauty is found in simple things, in less rather than more.


DANISH DESIGN - Less is definitely also more when it comes to Danish design. Clean lines and a love for materials are at the heart of Danish design. A product should first serve a purpose and aim to help solve a problem: form follows function. Factors such as a scarcity of raw material have led to a great respect for materials and a simplistic approach to design in Denmark as well as Japan. This means that any excess details are often eliminated in Danish design, letting the shapes and material of the product be the decoration in itself. The raw material stands out in its own right, and often the natural surface of a material such as the lines of the wood is emphasized as a key design element of the product.





For more information please email us: info@studionordhaven.com





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