alexandre moronnoz: urban seating
nov 26, 2009
alexandre moronnoz: urban seating

‘muscle’, 2009 by alexandre moronnoz
steel, zinc coat & heat-lacquered paint finish

french designer alexandre moronnoz has created a series of urban furniture made
from metal and timber. the pieces include ‘muscle’, ‘Y’ and ‘interferences’.

like the fibrous tendons of a muscle, its metal blades compress and stretch to maintain
rigidity that is convivial and dynamic. as in ‘interférence’, movement is caught in tension
by repeating a sequence in metal.

‘Y’, 2006
retified timber with no surface treatment, external resistance. digitally milled.

‘Y’ is a prototype for furnishing parks and gardens that grew out of VIA project assistance
grant in 2006. a standard Y-shaped piece ( 3 limbs = 3 different postures) proposes continual
movement in which the repetition of a module in wood serves a form.

interferences, 2007

the insistent structure of this piece scanned in metal suggests the rhythm of a volt-meter
registering the pulse of the city – it is an industrial electrocardiogram.

interferences, 2007
steel, laser-cut, folded & welded. zinc electroplate & epoxy paint finish

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