You and Me


Sculptural Wooden Chairs
by Erik Wolken

Carved poplar, ash, cherry, paint
37″H, 25″W, 24″D

Sold as a pair
21-day lead-time

I am interested in how a chair often resembles a sitting figure, and have explored this with other pieces but never as an functioning chair. Here, I first modeled the chair in construction materials to make sure that it was a comfortable sit, the most important quality of a chair.

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“I like to think creativity at its core is just problem solving and that is how I approach my work. The problems either presented by a client or the needs of my own personal work offer a opportunity at every branch of the problem solving process to make decisions that lead someplace interesting and in a nutshell that is the point.

Let’s go someplace interesting.”


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