Dodo

Flightless plane.

Dodo is cantilever sling chair designed and individually made by Mentsen in their workshop in South London. Each editions feature materials that are available locally at the time of making and the unique pieces are created and made available for sale each time.

Currently available:
The first two pieces are made with London plane, fell from Euston, supplied by Saunders Seasonings Hard Woods and 18oz cotton canvas from Halley Stevensons.

#01: Low back, London Plane, £1,200 + shipping
#02: High back, London Plane, £1,800 + shipping
Please contact studio@mentsen.co.uk to arrange a viewing /request a quote for shipping.

#03-06 are planned to be made with cherry from Camden. Please sign up to our newsletter to be notified when next Dodo chairs are available to buy.

 

Above Illustration from The Nursery “Alice”, containing twenty coloured enlargements from Tenniel’s illustrations to “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” with text adapted to nursery readers by Lewis Carroll. (London: Macmillan and Co. 1890) (Taken from British Library item Cup.410.g.74)
Dodo #01: Low back, London Plane
London Plane, brass and cotton canvas
Dodo #02: High back, London Plane