J155 - Yak - Chair

J155 - Yak - Chair

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Product no. J15502010101

  • Brand: FDB Møbler
  • Designer: Tom Stepp
  • Producttype: TRÆSTOLE
  • Model: J155
  • Meassure unassembled: 80 x 47 x 43
  • Meassure assembled: 84 x 54 x 51
  • Grossweight: 8.5
  • EAN: 5700381544302

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    Tom Stepp

    Tom Stepp, 66, was trained at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts after initially qualifying as a building technician, and operates from his studio in Helsingør. Tom Stepp has always been an independent designer – and in his own words has “simply continued doing what I did during carpentry lessons at primary school”.

    “I make a point of not buying anything I can design myself. My own needs dictate what I need in the way of new things. I’m unable to simply design beautiful objects. I must have a specific need, which then guides my pencil. In other words, there’s a clear reason for every single thing I design. My thinking is that when I need a certain type of chair or shelf, then there must be many others who share the same need,” explains Tom Stepp.

    He calls himself a modern functionalist, and he would rather find solutions than create new problems. A chair should be comfortable to sit on, otherwise it is not a good chair, however beautiful it is.

    Tom Stepp’s designs have won him, for example, the Formland Prize and the Scandinavian Furniture Award, and he has also won various lighting competitions.