2/4 Felt Bench

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18 × 32 × 12 in 45.72 × 81.28 × 30.48 cm
$6,450 USD

About 2/4 Felt Bench

Price in USD.
Comprised of blocks of 5mm merino felt wool in colours Natur, Electric Blue, WeiB and Pebble Grey with legs built of walnut with oil and satin bronze.

The Felt Collection is a collaboration with two regional premium Merino wool manufacturers, one based in Toronto and the other in Upstate New York, as well as Toronto metal manufacturers and computer programmers. STACKLAB identified surplus off-cut and end-of-bolt felted wool that, when stored, occupy significant factory space for these manufacturers. In turn, they designed a computer aided system that makes productive (re)use of the off-cuts and end-of-bolt felt in the form of household furnishings. The collection includes benches, stools, side tables, and chairs. The Felt Collection has a distinct form logic that is unabashedly linked to efficiency and re-use.

STACKLAB is dedicated to creating works that address relevant environmental, social, and economic issues. The Felt Collection is one of their many ongoing case studies that identify inherent inefficiencies in regional manufacturing methods and provide a use scenario for waste products.

STACKLAB’s goal is to contribute to the industry by looking critically at how things are made, offer strategic initiatives that result in better efficiency, and expand material life cycles and market opportunities.