The Milker low stool, bar stool, chair and tables, designed by David Walley, are refined and contemporary interpretations of the classic one-legged stool and pedestal table.
MILKER LOW STOOL, BAR STOOL, CHAIR, PEDESTAL TABLE, CAFE TABLE, DINING TABLE & BENCH SEAT
- Australian designed
- High back
- Split backrest with colour accent & matching rung/brace
Lead Time Guide: 6-8 Weeks
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The Milker low stool and bar stool, designed by David Walley, are refined and contemporary interpretations of the classic one-legged stool.
The single coloured leg was inspired by a collection of over 200 milking stools, each unique. Although most traditional milking stools had three legs, many were simple one-legged devices that the milker balanced on and in countries such as Switzerland the one-legged stool was common. The single coloured leg on the Yellow Diva Milker reflects these origins. The single painted leg allows a subtle introduction of colour. We have selected a palette of ten colours, based on traditional ‘milk paints’: four warm & four cool colours, plus black and white. The collection includes 3 and 4 legged stools in two heights, chair with high back and tables suitable for cafes or breakout spaces. By adding just one painted leg on the 3 legged stool, Milker references traditional one legged milking stools. The 4 legged stool and bench seat is also available with a colour spot that coordinates with the steel brace detail. The chair shares the same leg socket as the Milker stool and a discreet mortice and tenon joint to secure the back. A splash of colour on the chair nestled between the two halves of the split backrest adds to its contemporary charm. The pedestal table is a contemporary interpretation of the classic bistro table. It is available with a custom cast iron base, optional screen print or plain top. The cafe and dining tables feature 4 timber legs, jointed socket details and cross rails to maximise structural integrity. Milker is available in a range of colour accents taken from a specially selected palette inspired by vintage milk paints. Milker is made in Australia, from American ash. The timber is finished with transparent ‘raw’ oil that retains the natural look and feel of the timber.
David Walley: Founder & Design Director David is a graduate of industrial design from Melbourne’s RMIT. He began his working life as a set designer for ABC television, later travelling to the UK where he forged a successful career as a freelance art director at the BBC and in the British film industry. It was during his time in London that David co-founded Yellow Diva design studio with architect James Davis. The brand launched its inaugural range of sculptural upholstered furniture to critical acclaim at Milan's Salone del Mobile 1996. David returned to Australia with his young family in 2008 and Yellow Diva was reborn in Melbourne. With partner Felicity Joll as Creative Director, the brand diversified into hospitality furniture with the introduction of the best-selling WB Series for Zenith in 2009. The Yellow Diva collection encompasses robust, eye-catching and innovative commercial furniture for indoor and outdoor environments, from workplace to residential.