Cafe Furniture — A Hairpin Inspired Chair


Bryan Maniotakis

August 22, 2023

Cafe Furniture — A Hairpin Inspired Chair

"Forcina" translates into English as “hairpin.” The most common hairpin today is the bobby pin, an industrially produced small metal loop used to hold hair in place.

The loop of the pin also makes for a good place to grip. Forcina's solid wood seat and backrest are familiar in shape with sculpted surfaces on the top of the seat and front of the backrest.

The stainless steel frames are CNC bent, and composed for efficient manufacture. The frame reaches beyond the backrest and — like the hairpin — provides an easy place to grasp the chair.

Design by Ransmeier Inc.

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