CONTOUR BENCH

CONTOUR BENCH

Designer

Bodo Sperlein

Description

Inspired by the clean, organic silhouettes and elegant simplicity of the 20th Century Art Nouveau, Sperlein first introduced the Contour Collection in 2009.

The fluid curves of the wood piece result from the time-honored woodcraft techniques and painstaking work of artisans.

Available in different wood and wood stains, the bench featured here is carved in fumed walnut.

Materials

Walnut or Beech Wood
May be sealed or finished using the traditional Japanese Shou-Sugi-Ban technique.

Dimensions

L 66.9 x W 13.8 x H 17.7 in
L 169.9 x W 35 x H 45 cm

Custom dimensions may be quoted upon request.

Lead Time

10-12 Weeks | Available in Walnut

Price

Starts at $18,000

CONTOUR BENCHBodo Sperlein carved wooden bench in walnut
Bodo Sperlein

Bodo Sperlein

A graduate of the University of the Arts London, German-born designer Bodo Sperlein opened his London-based studio in 2000. Originally specializing in ceramics, Sperlein has worked in collaboration with esteemed porcelain manufacturers around the world, including Dibbern in Germany, Lladró in Spain, and Nikko in Japan. He cemented his reputation creating collections for several Michelin-starred chefs and restaurants, such as The Ledbury, Five Fields, Yauatcha and Roppongi Terrace in Tokyo.

Each of his project is a reflection of Sperlein’s engagement in supporting the cultural heritage and ethos inherent to traditional craftsmanship. He materializes this interest through the design and production of signature collections handcrafted by contemporary artisans using time-honored techniques various materials including wood, silver, and bone porcelain china.

Over the years, Sperlein’s repertoire has extended to include collaborations and commissions from porcelain and ceramics to interior accessories and lighting, often echoing his enthusiasm for rejuvenating heritage brands.

The designer has grown a distinct and cohesive vocabulary informed by his thorough appreciation and understanding of the material and his advocacy for master-craftsmanship.

Bodo Sperlein COLLECTION

BRONZE CONTOUR BRONZE CONTOUR  CONTOUR SIDE TABLE CONTOUR SIDE TABLE  CONTOUR DESK CONTOUR DESK  CONTOUR CONSOLE CONTOUR CONSOLE  CONTOUR CHAIR CONTOUR CHAIR  CONTOUR BENCH CONTOUR BENCH  SCRIPT SCONCE SCRIPT SCONCE  SCRIPT LAMP SCRIPT LAMP  SCRIPT FLOOR LAMP SCRIPT FLOOR LAMP  SCRIPT CHANDELIER SCRIPT CHANDELIER  CLOUD CLOUD  CARRARA CARRARA   BLOSSOM BLOSSOM  TEMPEST TEMPEST  GOLDEN FOREST GOLDEN FOREST   BLACK FOREST BLACK FOREST 

CONTOUR BENCH