Tectona, France

Winner of Tectona’s 40th anniversary competition. Batten is an original collection designed to play with the space between the teak battens, a key element of outdoor furniture. The lines are pure, the seat very comfortable. Its fine contemporary design can furnish any garden, whether classic or contemporary. Batten is composed of a table and a chair made exclusively of teak.

The brand launched in January 2017 the competition that involves eleven young international talents, with the mission to imagine a chair and a table, in the respect of TECTONA DNA, totally or partially in teak, made in the best rules of craftsmanship.

The jury was composed of Pierre Keller (former director of ECAL), Alice Rawsthorn (design specialist International New York Times), Ronan Bouroullec (designer), Christophe Delcourt (designer), Arnaud Brunel (Tectona CEO).