The Rye Chair

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The Rye Chair

Furniture to express the fragility/strength of our times.

Client: Hjgher
Year: 2017
Design: Hjgher
Dimensions: 565mm (L) x 380mm (W) x 660mm (H)

For purchasing enquiries please email info@hjgher.com

Designed to embody both lightness and strength, the Rye chair was an articulation of the fragility of our world; a piece of furniture that could convey our current climate of instability and unpredictability.

Drawing from Brutalism and a Memphis style of furniture, we struck a balance between raw and polished elements through the use of marble and acrylic. Marble—an inherently honest, natural material—was used for the seat of the chair, its unfinished edges highlighted by the clear sheets of acrylic that make up the remaining structure. While tough, the polished surface of acrylic renders it susceptible to scratches, demanding gentle treatment from a user.

Used in tandem, the contrast between the two materials bring out the characteristics of each, symbolising the innate strength that forges on even during times of vulnerabili

The Rye Chair
Hjgher

Hjgher is a creative consultancy.

We are in the business of solving problems through creativity.

We specialise in building progressive brands with our expertise in Brand Strategy, Interior Design and Art Direction.

We take pride in pure, simple and meaningful work, awarded by D&AD, ADC, One Show, AIGA, World Architecture Festival, President*s Design Award and more.

Hjgher Studio
75 Jalan Kelabu Asap
Singapore 278268

Telephone: +65 6300 8565
Email: info@hjgher.com

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