Japanese studio Naoya Matsumoto Style has launched a assortment of simple kitchen stools that are painted at the leading and left with a organic finish reduced down.
Designed for breakfast bars, the wooden Dear K stools function a disc-shaped seat and matching greater footrest beneath.
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The components are held collectively by 4 plank-like legs connected perpendicularly to the curve of the seat and footrest.
“I desired to layout a kitchen counter stool, since I feel great foods prospects to people’s delight,” stated Naoya Matsumoto, who set up his eponymous studio in 2013.
“By not utilizing a square, the stool has a basic form. From whichever angle it is observed, the gorgeous, tireless design and style is considered,” the designer told Dezeen.
The seat and top half of the legs are finished with a thinned grey, black or white paint that makes it possible for the grain of the white ash wood to present via.
The footrest and bottom half of the legs, which would get scuffed if painted, are left with a normal finish.
“Grey suits each and every kind of clothing,” stated Matsumoto. “Paint can tear off the bottom so it just wasn’t applied in the very first spot.”
Earlier tasks from the studio incorporate a pop-up bar in a Japanese gallery, the interior of which was clad in swathes of crumpled tracing paper.
Photography by Kazuaki Michishita.