Thonet Bike

In 1830, Michael Thonet began experimenting with a brand new process of furniture production which what was soon to be known as “bentwood” technique. Since then, Thonet and his sons are still producing this furniture on an industrial scale. Also to prove their success on that, they do act on some extraordinary projects.

For example, The Thonet Bike…


With a collaboration of the techniques of Thonet and London-based industrial designer Andy Martin, they finally developed a concept road bicycle as a proof of their design and steam bending process limits. Thonet Bike is constructed using beech wood and the frame of the bike adjusted with a CNC machine. It looks like, feels like, and actually IS simple. Even it has no brakes!

Let’s have a look!

AOL_Thonet_Andy_Martin_03 AOL_Thonet_Andy_Martin_04 AOL_Thonet_Andy_Martin_05

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Email
  • RSS
  • FriendFeed
  • Pinterest
||||| 0 ! |||||
This entry was posted in Design and tagged , , , on by .


  • Thonet Bisikleti
    Thonet Bisikleti1930lu yıllarda kurucusu Michael Thonet'in deneysel ahşap bükme çalışmalarıyla hayatına başlayan Thonet, kendilerine has bu teknik ile hala mobilya üretimi yapan ABD merkezli bir kuruluş. Geliştirm...
  • Turn your tables
    Turn your tablesFlip Sellin from a Berlin based design and architecture office, Studio Coordination has conceived a collection of furnishings called “Thread Family”. Tables’ levels can be easily adjusted by whi...
  • Donky Bike by Ben Wilson
    Donky Bike by Ben WilsonBritish designer Ben Wilson have created the Donky Bike, a versatile load carrier bicycle for urban living using BMX components. The compact two-wheeler has a strong, durable frame with low-main...
  • Wallmonds’ Sake
    Wallmonds’ SakeThe second in the Wallmonds series, Wallmonds Hanger is a great design at hand, functional and elegant. The new sculptural design hanger-frame Wallmonds Hanger after Wallmonds Elastics by Gonçal...
  • Gonçalo Campos Wallmonds Series Continues; Wallmonds Shelves
    Gonçalo Campos Wallmonds Series Continues; Wallmonds ShelvesWallmonds Collection of Gonçalo Campos is a classic of its own. A new one has been added to the collection- the designs follow each other. Camos, designing Wallmonds Elastics Frame, Wallmonds Ha...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>