Swedish designer Fredrik Färg presented his collection of ‘muscular’ leather stools that seem to be made to resemble dogs’ bodies without heads. Called Succession, the collection was part of 20 Designers at Biologiska exhibition during Stockholm Furniture Fair in February. The bumps and grooves on the surface of the stools were created by wrapping rope around each object and then applying heat.
RE:cover – costume making dresses for old chairs.
The project looks to the beauty of those shapes that not always have to change. Fredrik is inspired by classic menswear, such as suits and dinner jackets that never go out of style. -This is a lasting fashion; he says and refers to today's trend wear which is often discarded before being worn out.
“I am inspired by the slowness of classic mens- wear, applying tailor principles, proportions and forms to what I refer to as slow fashion furniture. The idea is to create succession rather than revolution, to convey a story that is not driven by todayâ€™s market trends and consumer stress.
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Flat sheets of moldable polyester wrap around a small metal frame to create Coat, an armchair by Fredrik Färg. The felt is held together by two cufflinks and the backrest’s collar can be folded up or down.