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Kurt Buetow

Downing, WI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kurt Buetow
Kurt's claim to fame is winning the international canvas furniture design competition in 1974 in Tokyo with his innovative design of the now ubiquitous fabric hanging chair. His design career has included exploration of different hammock styles, sail designs and alternative housing options. Kurt enjoys seeing people take hold of their natural world. Designing and building is his first language.