Who made your chair ? THE HONEST CRAFTSMANSHIP OF THE COVER CHAIR by MUUTO

Muuto is rooted in the Scandinavian design tradition characterised by enduring aesthetics, functionality, craftsmanship and an honest expression.
In this blog post I will explore how are the aspects of Danish heritage expanded by forward-looking materials, techniques and bold creative thinking. Muuto handpicks  leading contemporary designers combining their design philosophy that of a unique individual talent.

Let me introduce you to THOMAS BENTZEN, who collaborated with Muuto on the creation of COVER CHAIR - the most comfortable chair you have ever landed your X in !

Echoing the values of honest craftsmanship and Scandinavian materiality, the Cover Chair brings a new perspective to the archetypal armrest chair.
Here, we explore the making of the Cover Chair and hear thoughts of Bentzen on the design.
"The Cover Chair came from a desire to create a comfortable, contemporary armchair in wood, a material that is integral to the Scandinavian design heritage," says designer Thomas Bentzen and adds: "It was important to me that the chair had a modern outlook, achieved through its curved backrest and folded covers, along
with a sturdy base in solid wood."
Wood is a material that can be traced throughout the heritage of Scandinavian design. For the Cover Chair, Bentzen sought to tinker with the conventional ways of the material for a new perspective: "The backrest is made in molded veneer to create a grand comfort for your body, while the frame is made from solid wood," the designer notes.
"Though the Cover Chair has a solid and grounded appearance, it is surprisingly light, making for an interesting contrast," remarks Bentzen. Taking its name from the form-pressed wooden covers of its armrest, the Cover Chair brings refined craftsmanship into a new perspective on Scandinavian design: "Not only does it bring comfort to the thin plywood armrest; it also keeps it together and makes for a distinct, modern expression," he ends.
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