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‘Tabu’ chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.05.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Tabu' chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias

‘Tabu’ chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias

Barcelona-based designer Eugeni Quitllet’s ‘Tabu’ for Alias reinterprets the hand-crafted tradition of chair-making using digital fabrication, digitally carving and assembling FSC certified wood to create a series of contemporary chairs with various seat backs.

 

 

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There are five different versions/generations of ‘Tabu’, from full back rest to one that doubles as an occasional table. The most striking, a version with a plexiglass backrest.

 

'Tabu' chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias

‘Tabu’ chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias

“To synthesize nature in order to naturalize industry … To recover the sense of Authenticity, Beauty and Goodness, TABU is a metaphor of truth.” says the Catalan designer.

 

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