Posts tagged as 'plastic'
'Jack Black' by Tom Dixon for Tom Dixon
There are many reasons for reissuing a design, but getting your hands on the original tool to make it is as good as any. Armed once more with the tooling that he himself fashioned back in the day in his own workshop, Tom Dixon has launched a black companion piece to his iconic, stackable ‘Jack Light’ (the latter manufactured by Eurolounge), whose colour serves to emphasise the product’s strongly graphic form. Made from plastic and rotary-moulded, ‘Jack Black’ can be used as seating or as an accessory, and comes without a light.
Tom Dixon's 'Jack Black' works particularly well as a companion piece to the existing 'Jack Light'
to Tom Dixon’s products on Architonic
'Babel' bookcase by Mario Mazzer for Bonaldo
Its title recalling the Old Testament story of the tower that was built by the people of the earth at time when they spoke a single language, ‘Babel’ is a new bookcase designed by Mario Mazzer for Italian manufacturer Bonaldo. The result of rotomoulding, the piece has a highly sculptural, totemic presence. It will be launched as part of Bonaldo’s new collection at next month’s Milan Furniture Fair.
to the Bonaldo collections on Architonic
'NOOK' by Patrick Frey for VIAL
Patrick Frey designed this stool made from a single piece of plastic for the young label VIAL.
The clinching pattern is milled into the flipside of a VarioLine board. Subsequently the stool will be folded into its extraordinary shape. The whole piece is fixed at the bottom by an aluminium catch – without cementation or welding.
'NOOK' by Patrick Frey
The interplay of tension and folding creates the striking design vocabulary of the NOOK which can only be realised in symbiosis with this designated material, a high tech plasctic from PolymerPark. The material just as the stool are manufactured in Dresden, Germany.
to the VIAL website
'Weld Collection' by Phil Cuttance
At this year´s Salone Satellite the New Zealand designer Phil Cuttance presented his collection of handcrafted furniture, which utilises hot-air plastic welding, a process commonly used to repair broken plastic parts. In the ‘Weld Collection’, this process is used to join thin plastic components together to create furniture featuring strong and decorative edges.
The joints are made with hot-air plastic welding
to the Phil Cuttance website
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The wooden construction refers to the artisan roots of the Italian manufacturer
After ‘Miura’ and ‘Myto’ it is the third chair that was developed in cooperation between Plank and Konstantin Grcic. The stackable chair, which clearly refers to Scandinavian classics, combines a wooden construction with an injection molded backrest.
Application areas:Contract, Gastronomy, Living and Office.
Technical details: Armchair, ash wooden structure – natural lacquered or stained- lacquered in black or wenge. Backrest in polypropylene in the colours in black, grey white, traffic red, wine red, light blue, yellow green. Stackable.
How plain can it be?
The back-/armrest in plastic moulding serves the chair’s structure
more Plank products @ Architonic
'Trattoria Chair' by Jasper Morrison
Minimal as we know him – at this year´s Salone del Mobile in Milan the Italian manufacturer Magis will be presenting a new Jasper Morrison creation – the Trattoria Chair. The light and translucent backrest and seat is made of plastic and its corded surface adds stability to it with a minimal use of material.
The corded structure of the seat
more Magis products