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Faye Toogood Stools

Faye Toogood’s name is practically synonymous with her Roly Poly chair. With its chubby legs and bowl-like seat, the now-iconic piece epitomized the trend toward chunky forms that defined avant-garde furniture design in the 2010s. But the visionary British artist’s contributions go far beyond the chair and its similarly robust companion pieces, in disciplines ranging from textiles and ceramics to fashion and home interiors.

“I design holistically, with an overall vision across fashion, furniture and interiors,” she tells 1stDibs. “Furniture is something I return to over and over again and is a very strong part of this vision. I am interested in humans and the way they live — the spaces they inhabit, the clothes they wear, the objects they surround themselves with.”

After a childhood spent running free in the English countryside with nature as her playground, Toogood studied art history at Bristol University rather than attend art school. Her design approach is underpinned by contrast and understandably informed by art history, particularly the mid-20th-century modernism of such British artists as Barbara Hepworth and Alfred Wallis. “For me, it is about playing around with references and our associations, be that with materials or the precious and the raw, the masculine and the feminine,” she explains. “I’m able to use those contrasts to create friction.”

Toogood has exhibited at Phillips and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the Triennale in Milan and D Museum in Seoul. In addition, her works are in the permanent collections of institutions worldwide, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Dallas Museum of Art; Denver Art Museum; High Museum of Art, in Atlanta; Corning Museum of Glass, in New York; the National Gallery of Victoria, in Melbourne; and the Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg.

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Creator: Faye Toogood
Contemporary Raw Fiberglass Stool, Roly-Poly Stool by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood
Located in Warsaw, PL
Contemporary raw fiberglass stool - Roly-Poly stool by Faye Toogood. This is shown in the raw fiberglass finish. Design: Faye Toogood Material: fibergl...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Fiberglass

Tubby Tube Counter Stool with Black Frame & Black Leather Seat, Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
“Tubby yet elegant” is the way to describe the TUBBY TUBE stool collection of three heights. A unique composition of bulky round tubes with a wooden seat or a chunky soft seat pad – ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Steel

Tubby Tube Counter Stool with Wooden Seat by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
With a recognizable tubular approach, the Tubby Tube stool collection build on the same design language as Faye Toogood’s iconic Spade chair. “Tubby yet ele...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Steel

Tubby Tube Bar Stool with Black Frame & Black Leather Seat by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
“Tubby yet elegant” is the way to describe the TUBBY TUBE stool collection of three heights. A unique composition of bulky round tubes with a wooden seat or a chunky soft seat pad – ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Steel

Tubby Tube Counter Stool with Black Frame & Navy Blue Leather Seat, Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
“Tubby yet elegant” is the way to describe the TUBBY TUBE stool collection of three heights. A unique composition of bulky round tubes with a wooden seat or a chunky soft seat pad – ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Steel

Tubby Tube Low Stool with Wooden Seat by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
With a recognizable tubular approach, the Tubby tube stool collection build on the same design language as Faye Toogood’s iconic Spade chair. “Tubby yet ele...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Steel

Tubby Tube Stool with Black Frame & Navy Blue Leather Seat by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
“Tubby yet elegant” is the way to describe the TUBBY TUBE stool collection of three heights. A unique composition of bulky round tubes with a wooden seat or...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Steel

Faye Toogood Roly-Poly Stool Raw, Fiberglass, London 2018, Contemporary Seating
By Faye Toogood
Located in Barcelona, ES
Faye Toogood Roly-Poly stool raw London, 2018 Fiberglass Measurements: 40cm wide x 40cm deep x 40cm height 15.74in wide x 15.74in deep x 15.74in hei...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Faye Toogood Stools

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Fiberglass

Tubby Tube Bar Stool with Wooden Seat by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
With a recognizable tubular approach, the Tubby Tube stool collection build on the same design language as Faye Toogood’s iconic Spade chair. “Tubby yet ele...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

Materials

Steel

Tubby Tube Stool with Black Frame & Black Leather Seat by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
“Tubby yet elegant” is the way to describe the TUBBY TUBE stool collection of three heights. A unique composition of bulky round tubes with a wooden seat or...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

Materials

Steel

Tubby Tube Bar Stool with Black Frame & Navy Blue Leather Seat by Faye Toogood
By Faye Toogood, Please Wait to be Seated
Located in Brooklyn, NY
“Tubby yet elegant” is the way to describe the TUBBY TUBE stool collection of three heights. A unique composition of bulky round tubes with a wooden seat or a chunky soft seat pad – ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Faye Toogood Stools

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Steel

Faye Toogood, "Cup High / Moon", 2018
By Faye Toogood
Located in New York, NY
Faye Toogood [British, b. 1977] Cup high / Moon, 2018 Sand-cast bronze, silver nitrate. Measures: 20 x 12 x 12 inches. 50 x 30 x 30 cm. Edition of 20 British designer Faye Toogood has emerged as one of the most prominent women in contemporary design today. “Whether you are a fashion designer, a furniture designer, or an interior designer, the materials you can get your hands on are essential,” she says. Toogood was born in the UK in 1977 and graduated with a BA in the History of Art in 1998 from Bristol University. Upon graduation, she worked as a prop stylist at The World of Interiors before establishing Studio Toogood in 2008. Working in a diverse range of disciplines from sculpture to furniture and fashion, Toogood often reinterprets and reinvents classical tropes and references from art history by introducing a new aesthetic. Since the conception of her immediately recognizable voluminous Roly-Poly chair (2014), she has been considered among the great form-givers of the 21st century. Her career is marked out by the discrete Assemblages, each of which conjures a compact world of interrelated ideas, forms, and materials. Pew Bench / Earth from Assemblage 5...
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2010s Faye Toogood Stools

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Bronze

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Faye Toogood stools for sale on 1stDibs.

Faye Toogood stools are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options to choose from in our collection of Faye Toogood stools, although black editions of this piece are particularly popular. Many of the original stools by Faye Toogood were created in the modern style in europe during the 21st century and contemporary. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider stools by Finn Juhl, Please Wait to be Seated, and Sigve Knutson. Prices for Faye Toogood stools can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these items begin at $510 and can go as high as $5,011, while a piece like these, on average, fetch $1,547.

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