In the beginning, Uhuru designed mostly with a form in mind and then foraged for an appropriate fabrication material. In 2008, says Horvath, “we began casting around for more interesting materials that could inform our process.” Horvath, who hails from Louisville, Kentucky, had a friend in the bourbon business who offered them his distillery connections, and the Küpe line of chairs was born.
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In the beginning, Uhuru designed mostly with a form in mind and then foraged for an appropriate fabrication material. In 2008, says Horvath, “we began casting around for more interesting materials that could inform our process.” Horvath, who hails from Louisville, Kentucky, had a friend in the bourbon business who offered them his distillery connections, and the Küpe line of chairs was born.