TBC, or Table, Bench, Chair, is furniture design condensed it to its very simplest form. Produced for Established and Sons and designed by Sam Hecht for Industrial Facility, Hecht has taken the Tokyo Metro as his source of inspiration and licked it into shape with his own distinctive style.

TBC by Industrial Facility

More of Industrial Facility’s paired down pieces
Combining the plank bench system adopted by many-an-urban transport system, Hecht has taken the plank and added school-style bentwood frames in order to delineate seating areas. Designed with the waiting room firmly in mind, Hecht’s furniture matrix is yet another crunch-friendly piece of design with a decidedly paired-down aesthetic. In Hecht’s own words, ‘I am interested in things that are captured with a second glance rather than a confrontation’.