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Dirk Marwig’s Gap-Chair No.6 (Fir wood from a container with plexi-glass, height: 105cm, width: 42.2cm, depth: 76.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Gap-Chair 6 crop

Yet another Gap-Chair where the seat part is not directly connected to the seat back, this time constructed with wood rests from a renovation container and with plexi-glass which was also found in a bin. I designed this version with

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Dirk Marwig’s “Gap-Chair” No.5 (Reclaimed scaffolding wood with white oil wash and wood glue, 92cm high, 40cm wide, 74.5cm deep; seat height: 46.5cm, seat depth: 44cm, Dirk Marwig 2017) This photo shows the Gap-Chair with the reconstructed drawing “Zomb” from 1995 and a yet unfinished wall object made from the same stolen wood.

Gap-Chair No.5 with Zomb drawing and unfinished wall object copy

Dirk Marwig’s “Gap-Chair” No.5 (Reclaimed scaffolding wood with white oil wash and wood glue, 92cm high, 40cm wide, 74.5cm deep; seat height: 46.5cm, seat depth: 44cm, Dirk Marwig 2017) This photo shows the Gap-Chair with the restored drawing “Zomb” from

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Dirk Marwig’s “Gap-Chair” No.5 (Reclaimed scaffolding wood with white oil wash and wood glue, 92cm high, 40cm wide, 74.5cm deep; seat height: 46.5cm, seat depth: 44cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Gap-Chair 5 various angles (1)

Note: Throughout ‘chair design history’ no wooden chairs where the seatback is Not directly attached to the seat have been designed or produced. The only ones that exist are my 5 “Gap Chairs”. *I took old scaffolding wood from a

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Bench (Reclaimed fir with construction plywood and coloured plywood inlay, oil stain and wax, 43.3cm high, 136.5cm long, 52cm deep, Dirk Marwig 2016)

Bench A

Ever since I’ve stopped smoking I’ve been making more ‘practical’ or ‘useful’ things than ever before within a short time-span (chairs, lamps and now out of all things a “bench”) -I don’t know if this is good (it certainly is

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36 pieces from 2015 -Paintings, Objects and ‘Furniture’- A productive year for me. (Dirk Marwig, December 19th 2015)

Dirk Marwig 2015 Works (1)

A good year. Quality and Quantity. 36 pieces (paintings, objects, wood block prints and “furniture”) plus I stopped smoking (cold turkey style) which was probably the most difficult thing I’ve done so far. This is a photo compilation of the

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LAMP Dirk Marwig 2015 (Plywood, plexiglass and cable tie construction with LED lights and dimmer, 69cm x 31cm x 17cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

LAMP Dirk Marwig 2015

I’m in the “making something useful for the house” mode and so after making 3 chairs I now finished a “lamp”. I only used plywood and plexiglass rest cuts that were in my studio.

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ZAP-GAP CHAIR (Plywood with plexi-glass inlay and cable ties, 98.5cm x 63.5cm x 41cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

ZAP-GAP A

A key MOMENT in ART or “DESIGN”! -The “ZAP-GAP” CHAIR is the only chair in the world EVER with this design and construction. You might not like it, but “IT” certainly is special(in a good way, of course!). My 4th

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Dirk Marwig “GAP CHAIR” 2015 (High density plywood, wood glue and wood oil, 92.5cm x 42.8cm x 59cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

GAP CHAIR Dirk Marwig 2015

This is my third “GAP CHAIR”. With an extremely simple,solid construction and ergonomically perfected this new version is relatively easy to be reproduced(that’s why this design has a ‘Patent Pending’ on it). My designs have been copied/exploited numerous times without

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Ski-tvelt Chair (Old skis with hardwood, dimensions similar to my other “Rietvelt” chair versions, Dirk Marwig 1997)

Ski-tvelt 2 pics

This “Rietvelt Zig Zag Chair” version was made from old skis that a neighbour in Madrid gave to me. My gallery was the ‘Nikolaus Fischer’ Gallery so the ski chair with the “Fischer”skis made sense! You could actually sit on

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Rietvelt Zig Zag Chair Dirk Marwig Version No.7 (High density plywood, maple, wood glue and wood oil, 90cmcm x 43.5cm x 59.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

Rietveld No.7_2 angles

This is the 7th ‘Rietvelt Zig-Zag chair’ that I’ve made. Since all my other versions are scattered about in Spain and there isn’t a single one in my house, I decided to take the time and make one for my

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