The home of architecture and design in Asia-Pacific

Get the latest design news direct to your inbox!

David Walley reinterprets the Milking Stool

The Milker low stool and bar stool, designed by David Walley, are refined and contemporary interpretations of the classic three-legged stool.

David Walley reinterprets the Milking Stool


March 10th, 2015




The single coloured leg was inspired by a collection of over 200 milking stools, each unique. Although most traditional milking stools had three legs, many were simple one-legged devices that the milker balanced on and in countries such as Switzerland the one-legged stool was common. The single coloured leg on the Yellow Diva Milker reflects these origins.

The single painted leg allows a subtle introduction of colour, we have selected a palette of ten colours, based on traditional ‘milk paints’: four warm & four cool colours, plus black and white.



Milker is made in Australia, from American ash. The timber is finished with a transparent ‘raw’ oil that retains the natural look and feel of the timber.

Milker stools are available in two heights, low 440mmH & tall 650mmH, with more in the range to follow later in the year. Milker stools have a 3 year commercial warranty.



Yellow Diva

INDESIGN is on instagram

Follow @indesignlive

The Indesign Collection

A searchable and comprehensive guide for specifying leading products and their suppliers

Indesign Our Partners

Keep up to date with the latest and greatest from our industry BFF's!

Related Stories

While you were sleeping

The internet never sleeps! Here's the stuff you might have missed