N01 by Nendo for Fritz Hansen | Dezeen Awards

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N01
by Fritz Hansen

Created by the merging of Danish and Japanese aesthetics and purity, N01 brings back the essence of timeless wood craftsmanship.

The creation of the N01 chair requires a meticulous attention to the construction. The chair is constructed as a puzzle consisting of 23 wood pieces in a mix of solid wood and veneer. While the chair is assembled by hand, each piece is crafted industrially at a Belgian family owned wood manufacturer founded 1924. The puzzle-like assembling ensures that the construction rich in detail comes across as seamless as possible in the design. Uncompromising precision is key and even the smallest inaccuracies will cause the production to start over.

Designer: Nendo for Fritz Hansen
Project: N01
Shortlisted for: Furniture design
Read more: Nendo and Fritz Hansen