by Overgaard & Dyrman
made by O&D
The Wire Collection, designed by Jasper Overgaard and Christian Dyrman, was conceived as an innovative synthesis of two distinct and time-honored crafts: saddle making and precision metalwork. Launched in 2014 the Wire Collection includes six complimentary design pieces. Each piece in the award-winning Wire Collection is rooted in aesthetic and structural balance, with an emphasis on merging organic form with timeless materials, everyday functionality, and ergonomic comfort.
Because the Circle Chair has been designed as a practical object d’art, it is meant to be viewed and enjoyed from all sides, with each angle offering a unique perspective on the ever-inspiring circle. Key design features of the chair include a trestle-shaped base inspired by the form of a drafting compass, contrasting materials used side by side, multiple customization options, and the choice of optional armrest.
41 custom made steel parts 58 cuts 268 welds , is what it takes to make a single WDC seat. ‘Custom fixtures, jigs, and tools have been created to craft each individual piece of steel featured in the Wire Collection. These custom tools, combined with modern CNC technology, and welding by hand allow us to bend, shape, and unite metal wires into highly detailed 3D forms.’ - Overgaard & Dyrman
The Circle Dining Chair in a wonderful fabric from Zak+Fox. ‘Named for the Japanese snow monkey, Saru is a tapestry of macaques and persimmons woven with metallic lamé yarns. Monkeys figure prominently in the folklore of Japan as both messengers of the gods and cunning tricksters. In many Shinto myths, monkeys descend from the mountains to deliver gifts from kami (spirits), including persimmons — symbols of good luck and longevity... ' - Zak + Fox
Inspired by the dramatic aesthetic contrast between two very different materials–structural steel and premium quality, aniline-dyed leather–the Wire Collection combines two traditional forms of highly detailed, skilled craftsmanship: saddle-making and precision metalwork. Made in Denmark by Overgaard & Dyrman.