From furniture to cars, Thonet’s makes precision stand

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Taking a big stride to expand its product range in automotive design, German furniture brand Thonet has produced a gearshift lever for the new Volvo C70 that intros traditional bending steamed wood manufacturing to the autos. Slated to be displayed at the ongoing Geneva International Motor Show, the stylish lever is not only elegant to look at but also features a curvy design to ensure more precision and ease of use. Developed in collaboration with Volvo, the limited edition gear is finished in finest oak, beech or walnut wood to match the trendy interior of the vehicle. The handmade lever will be available in “an elaborate multi-stage process.”

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Via: Thonet/Mocoloco

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