18 – 26 September 2021

London Design Festival

Craft
Interior Design / Furniture Design

TON: The Past, Present and Future of Bentwood Furniture

By Czech Centre & TON

TON, the renowned Czech furniture maker, celebrates 160 years of bentwood production. Adam Štěch (the author of +-160 Years) and Alex Gufler (TON’s Artistic Director) discuss the story of bentwood and their roles in building a sustainable brand identity. Chaired by Max Fraser

TON, the renowned Czech furniture maker, celebrates 160 years of bentwood production. Join the online panel discussion with Adam Štěch, the author of the publication +-160 Years and Alex Gufler, designer and Artistic Director of TON, and explore the story of bentwood furniture from the radical invention of Michael Thonet to the present day. Discussing their personal stories with TON and the role of designers and master craftsmen in building a sustainable brand identity, the panellists will highlight TON’s iconic designs and introduce a new collection. Chaired by Max Fraser, Director of Spotlight.

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