The inspiration for a dining chair Tamashii comes from a Japanese veneer technique called Bunaco.
The goal of Anna Štěpánková was to discover all possibilities that this technique offers and apply gained knowledge in an innovative way. In her work, she puts an emphasis on a handmade experimenting with a wooden material. Anna’s aim was to design a chair which would be connecting use of a traditional technique in a modern design and wished to point out a sense of this combination. The Tamashii chair, besides other things, is a part of a concept - Buy a chair, get a tree - which is the manifestation of responsibility towards environment and a life cycle of the product. Her intention was to give her own story and energy to this piece of furniture, which she believes is highly important for a product to have.