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TON Bentwood Furniture
September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
TON, the renowned Czech furniture maker, celebrates 160 years of bentwood production.
Join this free online panel discussion on Zoom with designer Florian Kallus from Kaschkasch Studio, Adam Štěch, the author of the publication +-160 Years, and Alex Gufler, designer and Artistic Director of TON, and explore the story of bentwood furniture from the radical invention of Michael Thonet to the present day.
Discussing their personal stories with TON and the role of designers and master craftsmen in building a sustainable brand identity, the panellists will highlight TON’s iconic designs and introduce a new collection.
Chaired by Max Fraser, Director of Spotlight.
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Adam Štěch: +-160 YEARS; THE ORIGIN AND EXPANSION OF BENTWOOD FURNITURE FROM BYSTŘICE POD HOSTÝNEM
Adam Štěch documents the fascinating birth and dynamic development of the revolutionary wood bending technology through the combination of historical facts with personal stories, famous names, iconic products, forgotten witnesses, and little-known historical artifacts. The result is a visual and textual collage about the past, present, and future of bentwood in Bystřice pod Hostýnem. www.plusminus160.com
Part of the London Design Festival