Amicable Split Large Bench


Conscious uncoupling.

Two angled solid wood planes are unified by brass brackets to create an unexpectedly comfortable seat. The uncomplicated form is suitable for any room (entry way, dining room, bedroom) or contract setting. Also available in small and medium sizes.

Amicable Split 60

Product Dimensions

Product Details

•  Steel brackets and adjustable glides for leveling
•  White oak: rift sawn solid white oak with brass-coloured steel brackets
•  Smoke: smoke finish on solid ash with black steel brackets
•  Walnut: solid walnut with brass-coloured steel brackets
•  Ships fully assembled

Design Story:

The Amicable Split Collection

Designed 2014

As we are critiquing each other’s designs we will sometimes say “hit it with the simple stick”. It’s gotten to a point where we now have a wooden dowel with the word “simple” written in Sharpie™ kicking around the design studio. The Amicable Split bench started even more simply, a solid hardwood bench shaped like an upside down “U”. Out of a concern that the seat might split with temperature changes, we “pre-split” it by creating two planks and a gap in the seat. To add comfort we created a subtle V-shape to the seat by canting each U-shaped plank. Doing this had the unintended, but welcomed benefit of also animating the silhouette. But you can’t forget the details. The sweet little brass bracket that connects these two pieces makes this as nice to look at upside down as right side up.

Designing stuff we love.
Every day here in Minneapolis.

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'Ready to Ship' items will be dispatched to you within 5-10 business days. Other designs ship from Blu Dot HQ in the USA with a 12-week+ lead time. We will notify you if the item you have selected is out of stock and will incur a longer lead time.

Your order will be delivered to your door via courier or furniture mover depending on your location and the overall order size. We will contact you in advance to co-ordinate a suitable delivery day and time.

Inside delivery and assembly is available to most capital cities at an additional charge upon request.

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