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Saturday, October 19, 2013
Italian Designer Giorgio Bonaguro gives Stools a Chess Design Twist
Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2013
Evoking a more aristocratic and imposing shape, the moving ‘queen’ becomes the ‘regina’ and the ‘pawn’ in contrast is now the ‘pedone’, defined by a rounded simple stool. wanting to emphasize the typical characteristics of the chess pieces, the heads have been especially crafted to emulate their original form. the collection is produced by icons and is constructed from solid scented cedarwood with semi-artisanal techniques and processes, enhancing their quality and finishes.
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