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February 24, 2020
Meet Nendo’s Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco

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Japanese studio Nendo has released a new version of its environmentally friendly SU stool for Emeco, adding an interchangeable cork seat to the design.  The material is lightweight, resilient and can be harvested every ten years without causing lasting damage to the trees. Join Most Expensive Homes and discover everything about this amazing collection!

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Meet Nendo's Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco emeco Meet Nendo’s Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco meet nendos sustainability design collection emecoAs with previous versions of the SU stool, the seat has a contoured surface and is supported by four anodized aluminum legs. Emeco describes the cork seat as “tactile with a feeling of warmth”.

Meet Nendo's Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco emeco Meet Nendo’s Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco meet nendos sustainability design collection emecoThe American furniture company launched the SU range – named after the Japanese word for “plain” or “unadorned” – in 2014, with a focus on eco-friendly materials.  The original collection included a range of different finishes including recycled plastic, reclaimed oak sourced from old barns, and concrete made from recycled glass bottles.

Meet Nendo's Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco emeco Meet Nendo’s Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco meet nendos sustainability design collection emecoA single screw connects the seat and legs together, allowing owners to easily swap parts or exchange legs for different heights. The stool is based on Emeco’s Navy chair, which was first made in 1944.

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“The idea was to make a stool in line with the Navy chair, the icon of the Emeco brand,” said Nendo designer Oki Sato. “From the Navy Chair we used the contour of the seat, which is what creates the comfort even though it is a metal seat.”

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“We also took inspiration from the profile of the legs, which have very flat surfaces but also curves, which creates the visual softness of the chair.”

emeco Meet Nendo’s Sustainability Design Collection For Emeco meet nendos sustainability design collection emecoCork is made from the outer bark of the tree. It is stripped so that new bark can grow back.  Its sustainability has made it an attractive choice for several designers, including Ilse Crawford, who used it in a range of homeware products for Ikea.  The SU stool is handmade by craftsmen in Emeco’s Pennsylvania headquarters.

 

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