Ton by Mark Braun

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Ton by Mark Braun

Cologne 2011: Berlin designer Mark Braun presented a series of cylindrical plywood stools at imm cologne in Germany last week.

Ton by Mark Braun

Called Ton, the collection includes stools in three different heights, each with a slot cut out to form a handle.

Ton by Mark Braun

imm cologne took place 18-23 January. See all our coverage of the event here »

Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs interviewed Mark Braun as part of our series of Dezeentalks at [D3] Design Talents at the fair. Movies of all the talks will be shown on Dezeen soon. Meanwhile you can see films of all the Dezeentalks at last year's fair here.

Ton by Mark Braun

Photographs are by Inka Recke.

The information that follows is from Mark Braun:


TON - a wooden stool series

TON is made out of laminated wood in bleeched and smoaked oak. Different stool types offering functional hights useful as step, stool and leaning aid and stackable as they are you can also use them as occasional tables.

Flexible use is also supported by the large grip hole for carring your TON as a suitcase - and beside that the grip hole creates a formal icon to underline the beauty of a pure but characteristic form.


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  • mikael

    From the thumbnail I thought those were good loking bird houses.

  • joe berlin

    elegantly done!