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Typo office chair by AMDL Circle for Mara

Typo office chair by AMDL Circle for Mara

Dezeen Showroom: Italian studio AMDL Circle has created the Typo office chair for furniture brand Mara, which is characterised by its playfully bent form.

Typo is an office chair with a light timber base and backrest that are both gently curved in shape.

Typo office chair by AMDL Circle for Mara
Typo is an office chair by AMDL Circle for Mara

Contrasting with the wood, the chair features a coloured metal structure with a distinctly lively silhouette.

The brand explained how it worked with AMDL Circle to form the design, which was created through "unconventional fine-tuning".

Typo office chair by AMDL Circle for Mara
It is characterised by a twisting metal structure

"By bending a square-section steel tube along the diagonal, the material deforms, curling and sharply creasing," said Mara. "This detail generates the intentional and sought-after 'error' that is the soul of the project."

"Typo, as a typing error, is almost an accidental mistake," continued the brand, explaining the product's playful name.

The seats come in a range of natural wood finishes as well as a multicoloured edition designed by Alpi woods to celebrate Milan design week 2024.

Product details:

Product: Typo
Designer: AMDL Circle
Brand: Mara
Contact: [email protected]

Materials: wood, steel
Colours/finishes: veneered natural oak, veneered walnut, black stained beech, limited edition colourway

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