KK87830 | Propeller Stool

This variant: FSC™-certified oak, soap, Canvas natural
By Kaare Klint

The KK87830 Propeller Stool is an exercise in mathematical construction, and expresses Kaare Klint’s vision of the ideal fold, with the two intersecting, propeller-shaped legs forming a perfectly round rod when folded flat.


This variant: FSC™-certified oak, soap, Canvas natural

By Kaare Klint

The KK87830 Propeller Stool is an exercise in mathematical construction, and expresses Kaare Klint’s vision of the ideal fold, with the two intersecting, propeller-shaped legs forming a perfectly round rod when folded flat.

Multi-functionality and sophisticated form

The KK87830 Propeller Stool by Kaare Klint was initially thought to be too complex to put into production. The 1930 design quickly attracted attention, however, and was featured as a concept in several design books. A prototype was created in 1956 for the major memorial exhibition for Klint at the Danish Museum of Art and Design, and the design went into production in 1962, eight years after Klint’s death. In 1964, the Propeller Stool was presented at the Copenhagen Cabinetmaker’s Guild Exhibition, organized by Klint’s son, Naur Klint. The idea of a folding stool was certainly not new; the concept existed as early as the Bronze Age. Klint, however, refined and optimized it, adding the innovative propeller element. The Propeller Stool is manufactured using wood with long, strong fibers that help support the slim, sophisticated construction. The stool seat is available in canvas or leather. The optional KK87831 Propeller Tray transforms the stool into a low table.

Kaare Klint

Designer
Kaare Klint was renowned as a furniture designer, educator, and visionary, and today, he is recognized as the father of modern Danish design. Klint designed icons like the 1914 Faaborg Chair and the 1933 Safari Chair, as well as the design for the reception room of the Danish Pavilion at the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. Klint insisted on clear, logical design, clean lines, the best materials, and superb craftsmanship. His influence on future generations of designers and architects is still evident to this day.
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Materials

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KK87830-2D.zip | ZIP
3D_KK53130_easy-chair.zip | ZIP

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