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Char Quarter Bench | Benches & Ottomans by INDO-
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Char Quarter Bench - Benches & Ottomans

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Char Quarter is a contemporary take on the humble Charpai/Charpoy, an archetypal Indian rope bed, literally meaning four legs (Char= four, pai=legs).
The Char Quarter Bench stays close to the original form of the bed, changing small but important details and transforming it into a contemporary object. Rather than have the 4 legs turned separately, one large block of solid wood is turned and then split into four pieces (quartered). The name Char Quarter also borrows from the method of wood measurement which is peculiar to the United States ( in quartered board feet instead of cubic feet), and the Indian pun for a full measure of a liquor bottle.

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INDO- is an award winning contemporary furniture and lighting design studio based in Providence, RI and New Delhi, India.

Founded by Urvi Sharma and Manan Narang, both of who grew up in New Delhi and met in Providence while studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, INDO- is a product of living in and experiencing both places and cultures.

Experimenting with traditional craft processes and modern manufacturing methods to create contemporary objects, INDO- produces work that is both innovative and acknowledges the places and people who inspire it.