Three Blocks by Kalon Studios

3Blocks is a set of fun nesting stools that play off the basic idea of the circle, the line, and the square. Each stool can serve a different sized member of the family, or can be placed to create a funky storage solution. The engraved version of the stool has a fern pattern that references the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Contemporary and Sustainable Nesting Stools

Kalon Studio is a California based design studio that focuses on contemporary forms and innovative design. Their products are all non-toxic, fully sustainable and locally produced in the United States. Each piece is made to order, limiting waste and overstock which plagues many furniture companies.

Kalon prides itself in creating a low level of fall-off, or small, unusable waste by carefully cutting pieces at 90% material efficiency. All unused material is retained for reuse, and smaller pieces and sawdust are recycled into MDF. The finishes are food-safe, and the paints and glues are water-based, making their furniture “people friendly.” The woods are all FSC certified and locally sourced when possible, including Black Walnut, Bamboo, Cork, Maple, Black Cherry and Black Locust.

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Contemporary, sustainable nesting stools, Kalon Studios

Eco-friendly design would be worthless if the finished piece was undesirable. Kalon Studio creates timeless furniture that is intended to morph with a person’s changing needs. 3Blocks transforms from seating to storage to a compact art piece that can be beautiful while being stashed in a corner. Their series of cribs are intended to grow with a child both aesthetically and functionally. Kalon’s pieces show off the natural beauty of the material while adding just the right amount of design flair to make the piece special.

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