Nerd
Furniture
Muuto
2011

NERD
chair, 2011
W 455 D 500 H 805 mm
barstool, 2012
W 415 D 350 H 650/750 mm
natural oak or lacquered ash

Design: David Geckeler
Photo: Courtesy of Muuto
Producer: Muuto

Through an innovative, precisely detailed integration of its backrest and seat, Nerd has a strong personality and an iconic character. Crafted from high quality materials, Nerd combines moulded plywood with a solid wood base. The two form-pressed parts seamlessly meet in the back of the chair, hereby creating the signature detail of the chair. Nerd chair and Barstool come in a warm and inviting look and offer good comfort, thus providing democratic seating solutions across many interior applications. While the appearance of Nerd is unique, its overall expression, material and craftsmanship all reference classic Scandinavian design values.

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GECKELER MICHELS explores product functionality around human habits, with a forecasting eye on ever evolving usages and ways of expression. The duo articulates innovative positions, deliberately embracing history of design, contemporary technologies and digital design methods. GECKELER MICHELS’ functionalist approach is typically complemented by an intriguing detail or logic, lending the product a thrilling and thus long-standing narrative.

David Geckeler and Frank Michels established their Berlin based design studio in 2013. Areas of work include furniture, lighting, products and spaces. The research-led practice focuses on autonomous in-house studies, as well as creative direction and product collections for their clients, whilst also producing editions and one-offs.

GECKELER MICHELS generally offers 6 months internships. To apply, please send your CV and portfolio (not larger than 5 MB). Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to every email.

20. Nov. 2018

Five-page studio portrait with long interview and new images in Swiss’ Das Ideale Heim magazine. Text by Carina Itten, Photography Mirjam Kluka, Berlin, Summer 2018

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09. Nov. 2018

Adopt a designer: Oyster stools and barstools exhibited at Beckstreet Five design shop’s window display in Luxembourg city during Design City LX Festival 2018, main event 20–21.10.2018, and continued for an undetermined period, 5 Rue Beck, L-1222 Luxembourg

www.designcity.lu/2018/en/adopt-a-designer_15/ www.beckstreet.lu/ www.thisisutil.com/product/oyster/
20. Oct. 2018

Appearance in article ‘Generation Berlin’ by Jasmin Jouhar for IDEAT magazine, Octobre / November 2018 Issue

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Editors:

David Geckeler
Frank Michels

Art-Direction, Design: bus.group

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