During this year’s ICFF, San Francisco-based Council launched new works by three different American designers, including two new to working with Council, Box Clever and Harry Allen, and Chad Wright, who has worked with them before.
First up is the Poise Collection by Box Clever, a San Francisco-based design firm. The collection is made up of a table, a bench (available in two lengths), and a stool, made from wood and stone. Despite the use of these solid materials, the pieces still appear to be weightless with its softly contoured edges and surfaces.
The Lat Chair, by Harry Allen, has a simple frame that creates negative space where normally there isn’t. The design was inspired by the back of the person sitting, where their back touches the chair and where it doesn’t.
Chad Wright’s signature take on simplicity is reflected in his Sprig Stool, which will be available in counter- and bar-height. The scaled back silhouette has a brief interruption from the stainless steel footrest.
Photos courtesy of Council, unless otherwise noted.