Blend Stool U
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The Blend Stool U is an elegantly minimalist chair designed by Nendo for Stellar Works. A three-legged chair with three crossbars was the base design, but as two of the crossbars melt away in the middle, the bars, initially tasked with horizontally connecting the legs, instead turn perpendicular to support the seat and a leg. A lone crossbar remains, acting as a footrest. This is a highly distinctive and sculptural stool appropriate for both domestic and commercial uses, especially in minimalist spaces.
The stool has a frame in powder coated steel with a seat fully upholstered in fabric or leather. Please refer to the Materials and Finishes Guide for more information on materials and make your selection of fabric category in the Upholstery options above, indicating the fabric reference in the "Notes to Do Shop" section at the checkout. Please contact us if you have any further questions on options and finishes.
The stool is part of the Blend Collection which includes 5 variations of the stool, including short stools, those with a leg seemingly extended up into a backrest, and those with upholstered seats.
Chief Designer and Founder of Nendo. Oki was born in 1977 in Canada and received M.Arch. from Waseda University in 2002. Establishing design studio “nendo” upon his graduation, Oki has been designing in various fields- from small stationary to large public architecture. Oki has been chosen by Newsweek magazine as one of “The 100 Most Respected Japanese” in 2002 and won EDIDA “Designer of the Year” in 2012. Nendo designs can be found in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as Musee des Arts decoratifs and Centre Pompidou in Paris.
Stellar Works is a contemporary design brand which brings together East and West, heritage and modernity, as well as craft and industry. The brand benefits from having a production base in China, operational management from Japan and creative input from designers from around the world. Their designs combine Asian motifs with European styles, creating products which feel fresh yet timeless.
Production & Lead Time
Custom-made to order in approximately 14-16 weeks.
Stock in selected finishes may be available for immediate shipping, please enquire for more details.
1-2 weeks for shipping, depending on location.
W 39 x D 39 x H 50.5 x SH 50.5 cm
Materials & Finishes
Frame: powder coated steel
Seat: solid wood upholstered in fabric or leather
Designed for indoor use only
Product Tech Sheet
Materials and Finishes Guide
Delivery - United Kingdom
The UK delivery charge for this product is based on order value, including free delivery for orders above certain values. You can check these charges at the Shopping Cart or Checkout.
Our prices include all applicable VAT, import duties, clearance charges and other fees associated with importing the product into the UK. You will not be asked for further payments once you have made the purchase.
This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service. We offer an enhanced delivery service which includes delivery at an agreed time slot to your room of choice, product assembly, removal of packaging and old items of furniture as well as storage for a limited period for an extra charge. Please contact us for a quotation.
Delivery - Outside United Kingdom
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Our shipping charges exclude import duties, local taxes and other applicable charges which may be levied as the goods reach your country.
All our product prices include UK VAT of 20%, which will be automatically deducted at the Checkout for orders with delivery addresses outside the UK. Customers from outside the UK (including countries in the European Union) will be liable for paying any applicable local VAT or similar sales taxes. Once the shipment reaches its destination country, the relevant authorities or the shipping company will contact you with further information on such taxes, which must be paid by you before the goods can be delivered. Please contact us if you have any questions.
This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service.
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