Shibui Furniture Collective

Collection № 01- Eponymous

Eponymous is a modern interpretation of the Appalachian seatings made with traditional post & rung construction methods. The form is based on the classic ladder back chair that has become an important part of chair history.

Much attention has been paid in the milling stage to maximise the amount of straightest grain available in a board. The inherent strength in straight grain wood makes it possible for reducing thickness in the posts and rungs. The seat is handwoven in chair cane and the back slats are pinned with wooden nails.

The ergonomics and geometry of the side chair encourages multiple seating positions and helps to reduce fatigue from sitting too long in a static position.  

This series of seatings is designed with small living in mind. The small footprint makes it perfect for home where space is at a premium. Being extremely lightweight, they are easy to move around making them versatile in use. The flexibilty in the side chair gives a unique sitting experience a rigid chair will not be able to offer.

Chair and stool pictured are in White Oak & Black Cherry finished with Rubio Monocoat hardwax oil.

Timber Options: White Oak (+$80), Ash, Beech & Cherry
Seat Options: Chair cane(+$220), Binder cane & Rattan Splint

Side Chair $1680
Stool $860

Inspired by the subtle beauty of vernacular objects and folk crafts.
Each piece of furniture is created as humanly and honestly as possible.


"The world may abound with different aspects of beauty. The lovely, the powerful, the gay, the smart—all belong to the beautiful. Each person, according to his disposition and environment, will feel a special affinity to one or another aspect. But when his taste grows more refined, he will necessarily arrive at the beauty which is shibui. Beauty cannot rest until it reaches this point." – Soetsu Yanagi

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Payment are to be made in full via the following:

UEN: 53392286X

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Type of a/c: OCBC Savings Account
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