Modern Chair Torii Bridging Western and Asian Furniture Design Traditions

modern chair with wooden frame

Modern chair TORII is designed by Noe Duchaufour-Lawrance and demonstrate a stylish furniture design that harmoniously bridges Western and Asian interior furniture design traditions. This modern interior furniture piece is about functionality and emotions, blending traditional chair design with contemporary design ideas.


The designer created a chair that is meaningful, sensual and beautiful. transfer the meaning and emotion. Modern furniture design ideas are constantly changing. Blending modern with traditional creates classy furniture pieces that is inspiring and gorgeous.

Traditional Japanese kimonos and ancient Asian interior furniture design traditions inspired this modern chair design. Sensual refined lines and beautiful blue colors create a delicate chair that celebrates the fusion of styles.

Modern chair Torii

upholstered chair in blue color, japanese style fusion
Upholstered modern chair in blue color, European and Japanese style fusion

The modern chair emphasizes its elegant frame with attractive light beech wood that stretches to the chair backrest and armrests, creating this unusual and impressive contemporary furniture item. There are three color design choices for the chair frame: natural wood color, tinted in anthracite or red.

Seat cushions and soft backrest and armrests remind traditional Japanese cushions for sitting, which are a part of Asian interior design and Japanese traditions. The footrest or ottoman is available on request, adding more comfort to this lightweight, soft and attractive furniture design.

light blue upholstered chair
Modern chair in light blue color, wood furniture design

The chair frame is made of solid wood. The natural color of beech wood or stained wood furniture piece look stunning with soft backrest and armrest cushions created of foam Bultex with fiber polyester wadding and gorgeous blue fabrics.

modern chair with wooden frame
Modern chair with unique wooden frame inspired by Japanese furniture and cushions

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  Posted: 31.01.2013 by Decor4all