The Martz Edition of chairs by Jean-Pierre
Martz is as strange as it is haunting. The French engineer’s latest creation is
dubbed the Tube Chair though its name doesn’t do justice to the beauty of the product
at all. Featuring a number of startling details, the chairs appear to have been
carved out of a cylindrical tube though the actual form of the chairs are a lot
more architectural in their design than the simple geometric shape it takes its
Each item in the Tube Chair line
features a neat and somewhat industrial and flat looking circular base that is
given a modern touch with a circle cut out in the middle of it.
The curved pattern
of the chairs legs, armrest and backrest give the chair a lot more fluidity that
the vertical edges of a traditional cylinder or tube would have.
The chairs are designed to give a
regular rectangular space on the floor a more poetic rendition with its silken
and somewhat ribbon-y curves.
Each item in the line is also highly customizable
and the customer can order their version of the Tube Chair in a number of
fabrics for the cushion as well as finishes like aluminum, steel, polished or lacquered
finishes and even veneers and plywood.
The best aspect of the chair
series is the fact that they appeal to the minimalist as well as the traditionalist
with their “best of both worlds” construction.
When done in a wood finish and carving
on the backrest, the chairs can be used in retro/traditional decors while the same
chair shape can be made to look modern or even futuristic when finished in
white lacquer or steel and aluminum.
Paired with a custom fabric for the cushion,
the chair can be given infinite makeovers over time as well as futuristic when
finished in white lacquer or steel and aluminum. Paired with a custom fabric
for the cushion, the chair can be given infinite makeovers over time as well.