The Teddy foot stool designed by Viggo Boesen
Viggo Boesen’s Teddy foot stool was designed in 1941 and is handmade with Indonesian sustainable rattan. The foot stool is in a natural rattan colour, suitable for every home. The Teddy foot stool is part of our Icons collection and is handmade using the highest quality material and is designed to last a lifetime. This piece is a stand out design classic and will create a gorgeous focal point in any room. Boesen's philosophy of uniting sculptural design with soft organic shapes can be seen with this style, creating furniture that is well constructed and durable. Our tip, team with a the Teddy Lounge chair and a cosy woo rug. Discover more about the designer and the range here
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WIDTH: 50 cm
HEIGHT: 31 cm
DEPTH: 50 cm
Delivery time of 3-4 weeks. UK delivery cost £59. For deliveries outside the UK please email us for a tailored quote on email@example.com
Designer and architect Viggo Boesen is known as one of the pioneers of Scandinavian Functionalism in the 1930s. From his workshop he designed a number of pieces of rattan and upholstery furniture. These were constructed according to his philosophy that Furniture should have an organic flow and embrace the body smoothly and tenderly. He believed the design should be a delight to the eye but also be solid and durable. Viggo Boesen’s Fox chair collected its first design award in 1936 and has since been coveted by interior design lovers across the globe. His inspiring, imaginative designs made him unique and put him among the designers of the “Danish golden age”.
Danish design house Sika Design have revitalised iconic pieces of furniture from some of Europe´s most skilled and important architects and designers. Arne Jacobsen, Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel, Viggo Boesen and Franco Albini were all pioneers of their time – breaking new ground making experimental shapes using sturdy materials of rattan and creating sculptural and timeless icons. With great respect and admiration for the original designs and in close collaboration with the descendants of these renowned furniture makers, Sika Design have been able to bring these icons back to life. The company, which is a Danish 3rd generation family run business was founded in 1942 and has been specialising in quality interior and exterior woven furniture ever since. Still today Sika Design are the worlds leading manufacturer of high end natural rattan furniture.
Rattan is a natural climbing plant that grows in the Indonesian rainforest, it has been known to grow up to hundred meters long. Rattan grows naturally without disturbing the existing structure and balance in the rainforest and is a strong, lightweight, flexible and durable material. Rattan develops a beautiful patina over time adding the materials unique character.