Chair “make it yourself” Fake Shaker by Jaebeom Jeong, Stonewater Studio
The furniture in kit were no doubt the revolution in design of the early 1990s. It all started with the arrival of a number of pieces of bizarre and unpronounceable names, we all know that a Swedish firm brought to our lives. Furniture design that abarataban their costs to be ready to ride: this was the concept that ended up succeeding. Who don’t have an Ikea furniture at home?
But in this post are not going to talk about Ikea, but a curious design from the Korean Developer Jaebeom Jeong, Stonewater Studio. His name is Fake Shaker and is of a traditional Chair sold disassembled and instructions.
The name of the Chair means “false Shaker”; Shaker is the word that refers to the style of this kind of traditional pieces. The grace of this Chair is that pieces ranging in each kit are of different Woods, so that we can create completely custom chairs and also can assemble and disassemble without any problem. Along with the pieces, the designer also provides a “instruction booklet” printed in fabric. Each part of the Chair is made so joints and assemblies are very simple. The chairs are mounted as if it were puzzles: they take no screws or need tail. Each kit also includes a string or fabric seat.
The concept that plays the designer in every Fake Shaker is the fusion of tradition and modernity. The shaker community was created in the 18th century in England and was formed by farmers whose aspiration was self-sufficiency in all the senses, and which advocated a simple lifestyle based on order and efficiency. Became popular for their furniture: lasting simplesy, many of whose designs continue to be manufactured. The Fake Shaker Chair is a tribute to this movement and a funny reinterpretation of tradition.