tossa furniture is modern and minimalistic. What inspires your minimalistic style?
Minimalism is a major theme for us. It defines the character of our furniture. And because of that it is easy to combine the different pieces. Let’s take the table, one of our main furniture pieces. If it is made from only one material and features a simple form the constraints are minimal. Almost any chair fits with it.
Are your creations an expression of your personality, your taste?
Yes, absolutely. However, they should also meet contemporary styles. But more than anything else, they have to please my wife and me. A new model is always an expression of personal style. It’s virtually impossible to list all the considerations. Our eyes and ears are constantly open to new impressions and those influences are expressed in our products.
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BEAT HÜBSCHER – MORE CRAFTSMAN THAN DESIGNER
He does not describe himself as a designer, but a craftsman. The primary reason for Beat Hübscher and his wife Sonia Loosli to design new furniture is to use the capacity in their own hop. Yet, or maybe because of that, their collection tossa is well established in the design furniture trade.
A LOOK BACK
14 years before Beat Hübscher and Sonia Loosli opened their furniture factory "Möbelwerkstatt an der Töss GmbH" in 1980, they started to design and build custom furniture pieces from local solid woods. After being both employed in sales positions they acquired their expertise from a wood-turning cooperative. They have been building and selling their upscale furniture under the brand name tossa since 2000 and now have a team of 16 people.
THE TOSSA LINE
tossa is a furniture line that is renowned for clean and simple shapes and minimalistic design. Every piece in the collection – table, bed, bench or sideboard – has its own unique character which is enhanced by the natural colours and unique grain patterns of the selected solid wood. The craftsmanship and careful selection of the woods used result in heirloom quality furniture pieces with a high level of user enjoyment.