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Modern "Babafelt Chair" with Walnut Timber Base and Thick Natural Wool Felt Seat

$10,235.14 per item


Babafelt is an easy chair made from thick natural wool felt. The felt sheet is cut and folded to make a cocoon-like space in which to sit, which responds to the occupants’ movements and hugs them as they lean back. The wooden frame is made by traditional British craftsman who masterfully shape the walnut timber and steam bend the legs to follow the natural curve of the felt. Felt is a high tech ecological material which comes from a low tech renewable source. The felt is made from high quality wool fibres which are mechanically pressed using heat, moisture and pressure. The outcome is long lasting, naturally resistant against fire and moisture and acts as an insulator to noise.

Customization Options

option of oak frame selection of cushion colours


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 27.17 in. (69 cm)Width: 55.12 in. (140 cm)Depth: 43.31 in. (110 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time
    12-13 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU292938462043

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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About the Maker

Charlotte Kingsnorth

Charlotte Kingsnorth’s sculptural furniture welds functionality with a personal exploration of materiality, form, and the subversive. She cuts through traditional craft techniques and hacks into industrial processes as a type of art form. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art’s Design Products programme and now runs her London based practise, working with clients, galleries and establishments including: Bill Gates, Fendi, SHOWstudio, Resolution Properties, Christies, The Crafts Council, The V&A, The New Craftsmen, Heals, Holon Design Museum in Israel, the Triennale Design Museum in Milan, and shown in design fairs in Miami, London, Paris and Milan.
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