From the outset, Forcina was considered within the context of a cafe or a restaurant. The design follows the historical trend of cafe chairs with its curvilinear form.
Forcina’s solid wood seat and backrest are familiar in shape with comfortably sculpted surfaces on the top of the seat and front of the backrest. The stainless steel frames are CNC bent and composed for efficient manufacture with few parts and minimal welding. The frame reaches beyond the backrest and — like the hairpin — provides an easy place to grasp the chair. The collection includes chairs, armchairs, square and round tables, low stools, and barstools. All items are available in natural oak, natural ash, or black stained ash. The frames can be made with a blasted stainless steel finish or black lacquer.Enquire about this product
Born in New York in 1979, Leon Ransmeier graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. In 2005 he established Ransmeier Inc., a New York based industrial design practice. Notable projects include the AGL Table Group for Herman Miller (2012), the Revolver bar stool for HAY (2011), and the Folia desk for Wright 21 (2010). Ransmeier’s collaboration with industry often results in subtle interventions into the way we perceive and use things. His designs have been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, as well as in the 2010 and 2006 Design Triennials at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. Ransmeier’s work has been published internationally and is included in the permanent collections at SFMOMA and the Corning Museum of Glass.
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