Port Dining Chair by Blu Dot

Port dining chair by Blu Dot

Dezeen Showroom: US brand Blu Dot has created the Port dining chair, a piece with gentle curves and traditional joinery intended to celebrate the beauty of wood.

The Port dining chair combines a sculpted ply seat and back with a solid wood frame, creating a harmonious mix of curves and lines.

Several Port dining chairs in walnut wood around a dining table
The Port dining chair has a sculpted ply seat and backrest

The upward curvature of the seat brings comfort while also strengthening the structure, because of how it connects to the rear legs.

These features, along with the use of traditional mortise and tenon joints and cross dowels, makes Port a showcase of refined woodworking.

The chair takes its name from the nautical imagery summoned up by its shape.

Close-up on joinery in the Port dining char in white wood
The chair also showcases traditional joinery

"When viewed from the side, Port's shape reminds us of two sails (the bentwood seat and back) attached to a single mast (the rear leg)," said Blu Dot.

"Port is a design that delights those charmed by its silhouette and those who appreciate its high craft."

Port comes in three finishes. Black on ash features black-painted ash wood, while the other two colours, walnut and white oak, have natural finishes.

Product: Port
Brand: Blu Dot
Contact: partnerships@bludot.com

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