Bodging Milano II

  • Cleft green Ash timber
  • Pole lathe & hand tools only
  • 5 days of designing and bodging
  • Exhibited at London Design Festival 2012

“One theory is that the term bodger was a corruption of badger, as similarly to the behaviour of a badger, the bodger dwelt in the woods and seldom emerged until evenings.”

The chair is a subtle re-interpretation of the Windsor chair archetype that affords the user the experience of sitting on the end of the sofa. The high back of the chair deliberately forms the single arm encouraging the sitting ‘in to’ of the chair, leaning around and as well as on to the arm.