Territory Chair by Samare

milan design week 2008 preview: samare – ‘territory’ chair

Samare is a montreal based company which has been selected to display at the 2008 salone satellite in milan. At the show they will be presenting the ‘awadare’ collection, meaning ‘we live in’. the seating collection is a modern re-interpretation of the traditional aboriginal craft of babiche, which uses woven natural leather hind commonly used in lacing snowshoes. because the craft’s cultural heritage is slowly disappearing, samare proposed this seating which re-invigorates the technique in a contemporary context. The collection is made entirely from steel and babiche rawhide. ‘mountie stool’ ‘mush!’ lounge chair & ‘glide’ side table ‘métis’ chair ‘chaise capitaine’

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