British furniture designer Toby Howes has created the Wishbone rocking chair.

Full description after the photos….

Description of the Wishbone Rocking Chair by Toby Howes:

I like to use different materials when designing new pieces, to give me an alternate view on shapes & textures, & this one¬†started life as a couple of pipecleaners! It’s all about the lines &, from the side, you can see every curve mirrors the others to give an unusual¬†silhouette for a rocking chair. Originally, it was constructed completely out of maple but, by adding the walnut into the supporting curves, the two-tone now draws the eye through the chair’s lines.

The shorter than usual rockers mean it doesn’t take up as much floor space & the design can be ‘au naturel’ or upholstered to your taste. Although the design is contemporary, the woods used can be changed to fit in with a more traditionally furnished home as well &, I’m told, the wishbone is especially comfortable for nursing mothers.

Dimensions 900mm high 550mm wide and 1100mm long
Materials: Maple and Walnut

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