Shaku chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

Shaku Chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Koyori

Dezeen Showroom: for Japanese furniture brand Koyori, French designers Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec have created a high back chair that aims to combine simplicity, precision and durability.

The Saku Chair, which Ronan Bouroullec describes as being "somewhere linked to history", has a simplistic form that is made up of six individual components, including four legs, a seat and a backrest.

The Shaku chair is pictured in a white space
Shaku chair was designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

The chair's four tapering legs adjoin to a curved edge seat, which is tied to a curved edge plane that functions as the backrest of the chair.

The design of the chair gives the illusion that the backrest is gently placed on top of the seat. The chair is available in a black finished beech.

Image of the rear of the Shaku chair
The seat and backrest are made of two components

"It is a very warm, beautiful, and simple chair, kind of narrating history. It could have existed back in centuries but here it’s more refined and specific," said Ronan Bouroullec.

"We have invented something new but at the same time, it is somewhere linked to history. We are very happy that we could come up with such a design."

Product: Shaku Chair
Designer: Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Brand: Koyori
Contact: [email protected]

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