Two Lines Studio

Two Lines Studio — Simple(y) (a)Settee, 2022


“I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.” ― Henry David Thoreau. 

Simple(y) (a)Settee is a sculptural abstraction of the chair. Heavy and hard yet curved and playful, this chair is stoic, reliable, and welcoming. Made with patinated brass, it is not just a piece of furnishing but is a meaningful and lasting sculptural object with character and soul. I picture this chair sitting patiently in the corner, ready to help when needed one day covered in clothes, the next a stack of books. It is ready to hold our weight in a moment of silence or be climbed over like an outdoor playground. The chair will always be there, the patina changing with time and memories. 

Striking a chord between functionality and statement art, Geelong-based Two Lines Studio blends the conventions of sculpture and structure. Crafted out of a passion and appreciation for skilled tradesmanship and architectural design, founding director Kirby Bourke, brings to the fold his 13 years’ experience in metal fabrication as well as a Bachelor of Design (Architecture).  

The Chair 

Anna Varendorff, Ash Allen, Ashley Eriksmoen, Bern Chandley, Bonhula Yunupingu & Damien Wright, Brodie Neill, Brud Studia, Cordon Salon, Dean Norton, Duncan Young & Noah Hartley, Georgia Weitenberg, Isabel Avendano-Hazbun, James Lemon, Jess Humpston, Jill Stevenson, Johnny Nargoodah & Trent Jansen, Nicole Lawrence & Thomas Coward, Liam Mugavin, Marta Figueiredo, Michael Gittings, Sam Tomkins, Iain [Max] Maxwell & Ben Ennis-Butler, Trent Jansen for Broached Monsters by Broached Commissions, Two Lines Studio, Zachary Frankel.

Read more about The Chair here

'The Chair' exhibition is the first in a series presented by Craft Victoria honouring iconic objects of functional craft and design with a material driven approach.

Material: patinated brass

Dimensions: 167 x 85 x 53 cm

One available. Please enquire with the team at Craft for details or call +61 3 9650 7775

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