Wolfgang Kettnaker
Ou r way
Of t he 10 , 000 i nd i v i dua l pa r t s
that we make here in Dürmen-
t i ngen , on l y 3 ma t ch exac t l y.
The numbe r re f l ec t s ou r
commi tmen t t o i nd i v i dua l
design. V i r t ua l l y eve r y p i ece
of furniture that leaves our
wo r k s hop rea l l y i s a un i que
i t em. You r home re f l ec t s you r
i den t i t y, and you r i den t i t y
i s un i que . Th i s i s t he gu i d i ng
ph i l osophy t ha t ha s s t ee red
t he de v e l opmen t o f ou r
­dome s t i c f u r n i t u re r ange s
since I took over the com­
pany i n 1990 – wh i ch I am now
man ­ag i ng i n t he 5 t h f ami l y
generation. An example is the
6 mm ma t e r i a l t h i cknes s o f
t he ALEA and SOMA s y s t ems .
On l y t h i s p rec i s i on a l l ows
a l l s u r f a c e s , f rom wood t o
glass, to fit firmly together and
be f ree l y comb i nab l e . The
result seems so natural and
s imp l e t ha t one wonde r s how
i t cou l d be d i ff e ren t . Th i s
s imp l i c i t y i s exac t l y wha t we
t r y t o a c h i e v e . To c rea t e
­f u r ­n i t u re t ha t l a s t s be yond
t rend s and f a s h i on . Fu r­
niture that re­al­ises your en-
tirely pe r sona l v i s i on o f l i v i ng .
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