TON talk: the past, present and future of bentwood furniture
You are cordially invited to an online discussion on 20 September 2021, an event taking place as part of London Design Festival. We will talk about bentwood furniture, its history and TON’s human stories, and, last but not least, about the iconic products themselves.
Participating in this conversation are three names to conjure with, each of whom brings a different perspective to design and to the bentwood furniture from Bystřice pod Hostýnem.
The discussion, in partnership with the Czech Centre London, starts at 6.30 pm BST, or 7.30 pm CEST and will last for 60 minutes.
Creative director and creator of best-selling products in TON’s contemporary portfolio, knows the ins and outs of bending wood in great detail and wants to build a clean, uniform identity for the company.
Specialist in the theory of design, architecture and art, edits several prominent magazines, such as Dolce Vita, Domus and Wallpaper*, and is also the author of the books + - 160 Years of Bentwood Furniture in Bystřice pod Hostýnem and Modern Architecture and Interiors.
Design editor, consultant and curator, is the author of several books on design and CEO of the publishing house Spotlight Press, which produces publications such as the London Design Guide or Dezeen Book of Ideas. He will also act as moderator in the panel discussion.