New household furniture model Typ provides historic structure into the existing
Helen Thonet and Florian Lambl present Typ, a new home furnishings model featuring an up to date consider on historic designs, and collaborations with up to date creatives which includes Jasper Morrison, Klemens Schillinger and Mike Meiré
Style consultants Helen Thonet and Florian Lambl present Typ, a new furniture model elevating historical models through collaborations with up to date creatives. With backgrounds in historic style and art path respectively, Thonet and Lambl joined forces three several years ago to explore what was missing from the existing household furniture panorama.
‘We the two know the field, with Helen owning experience in design record and the past, and Florian becoming an authority on the present,’ they say. ‘This gave us a very clear thought of how a household furniture brand name ought to glance in the long term.’
Bridging earlier and long term
Lounge chair by Josef Albers, from €832
The inaugural selection attributes a chair and lounge seat made in the 1920s by Bauhaus legend Erich Dieckmann, a 1930s tubular steel chair at first designed by Functional Equipment (PEL) and now re-engineered by Jasper Morrison, and a Cini Boeri couch that was the late Italian architect’s past style job, produced in 2019.
Erich Dieckmann chair, from €249
Typ also worked with the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation to exclusively launch a few parts by Josef Albers: an legendary lounge chair from 1928, as effectively as a 1930 daybed and a pouf – the very first time that household furniture by the Bauhaus designer is available to a wide viewers.
Modern parts feature in the brand’s debut far too, among them an aluminium chair by Austrian designer Klemens Schillinger inspired by outdoor bistro chairs, and a graphic artwork collection by artwork director Mike Meiré.
Traditional and modern day household furniture created economical
‘Tube Chairs’ by Klemens Schillinger, from €157
Most excellent types, observed Typ’s founders, are bought at a high quality selling price, indirectly encouraging a marketplace primarily based on replicas. With its pricing, they describe, they hope to just take absent the will need to lookup for the much less expensive imitation of an initial. Starting from these premises, Thonet and Lambl found fantastic patterns from the previous, which formed the foundation for Typ, with the intention to ‘bring layout background into the future’.
‘Bacone’ couch by Cini Boeri, from €999
The founders insist that Typ is not a ‘cheap’ manufacturer. ‘We goal to provide fantastic style at a price that is a great deal much more affordable than other people on the market,’ they reveal. ‘Typ products are designed for utmost effectiveness in terms of products and generation time, we have almost endlessly optimised all the processes.’ Embracing a sustainable technique to production, they increase, ‘we function with only FSC-qualified suppliers, guaranteeing that all wood arrives from responsibly managed forests, and all parts are developed in Italy giving the optimum craftsmanship’.
Adhering to this launch, Thonet and Lambl prepare to increase the manufacturer into a wider life-style territory, and collaborate with other makers. ‘For us, the minute is about relevance and connectedness.’ §