Posts tagged as 'sheet metal'

‘Heavy Stock’ shelving system by D Calen Knauf

Young Canadian designer Calen Knauf has recently realised this simple, sturdy yet visually light shelving system called ‘Heavy Stock’. Assembled from paper-thin, white steel sheets and low, untreated maple legs, the modular system allows for multiple configurations and is entirely flat-packable. (more…)

'Abra' table by Neuland Industriedesign for B-Line

The Italian manufacturer B-Line will present this minimalist side table designed by the German studio Neuland Industriedesign at this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan. ‘Abra’ is made from smartly folded sheet metal and comes in two different sizes which makes it nestable as well.

B-Line will be at the Milan fair in hall 16, booth E36.

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'Diagonal' shelving system by Uli Budde

‘Diagonal’ is the name of the new extendable shelving system recently unveiled by the Berlin based designer Uli Budde. The smart piece recieves its stability through diagonally cut sheet metal shelves which replace the usual diagonal braces. It was presented within the [D3] Talents exhibition during this year’s imm cologne.

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'Shelf Lamp' by Andreas Engesvik

A solid base and a simple screen, end of story. This minimalist table lamp, meant for shelves, was created by the Norwegian designer and former member of Norway Says Andreas Engesvik.

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'Dancing Squares' by Nendo, at Art Stage in Singapore

The Japanese design practice Nendo will present this new series of furniture and lighting at its solo exhibition ‘Dancing Squares’ during this year’s Art Singapore from 13 – 16 January.

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Made from deep-drawn sheet metal: 'Chassis' by Stefan Diez for Wilkhahn

The ‘Chassis’ chair by Stefan Diez, designed for the German manufacturer Wilkhahn was definitely one of the highlights of this year’s Orgatec! Its frame is entirely made with space-frame technology from the automotive world – a technique that has never been used within the furniture industry. ‘Chassis’ is the result of promising fundamental research Wilkhahn and Diez dared to start five years ago. Here we have some images of the comprehensive design and developement process. Enjoy!

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'Chassis' by Stefan Diez for Wilkhahn

After severals years of development the German manufacturer finally realised Stefan Diez’ ‘Chassis’ chair for serial production. Made entirely with space-frame technology from the automotive world – a deep-drawing technique of thin sheet metal – ‘Chassis’ is hollow and light. In contrast to the hand whetted prototype with a leather seat Wilkhahn presented two years ago, the 0-series showcased at this year’s Orgatec is combined with a four-millimetre thick, finely grained polypropylene seat – upholstered, textile and leather version will follow soon.

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'Crane' by tossB

At this year’s light+building in Frankfurt the Belgian manufacturer tossB presented the new table lamp ‘Crane’ designed by Alain Monnens for the first time. Momentarily it is showcased at the INTERIEUR 2010 in Kortrijk. Just like an origami crane bird it is formed out of one single folded plate.

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