Gu

Gu Chair
By MAD Architects as Architects

MAD Architects Presents “Gu” Chair – Collaboration with Sawaya & Moroni During Milan Design Week
“Gu” is Ma Yansong’s contemporary interpretation of the traditional wooden armchair. Drawing reference from skeletal structures (“gu” translates to “bones” in Chinese), the design’s joints create a network of sinuous forms – similar to that of connective fibrous tissue. Thus, each surface of the chair fuses into one another, forming elegant seams that mutate from something natural into something more futuristic, making it seem more like a growing organism than a chair. The strong directionality of the chair’s heavy wood grain follows its smooth…



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Name Gu
Designer MAD Architects + Sawaya & Moroni
Type Chairs
Manufactured In 2018

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