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dent chair by o4i for bla station
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feb 06, 2013
dent chair by o4i for bla station


 

‘dent chair’ by o4i for bla station
image © erik karlsson

 

 

the story of ‘dent chair’ by swedish studio o4i for bla station starts with the idea of trying to achieve the impossible:
to mould a double-curved 3D surface out of regular veneer – transforming a hard, flat surface into a double-curved
shell that comfortably cradles the human body. using layer-glued compression-moulded ash wood, the stackable
furniture piece uses ordinary (not 3D) veneer to achieve its form. available in stained or natural lacquered finishes,
green chrome, chrome III or lacquered steel leg options complement the seat.

 


image © erik karlsson

 

 

image © erik karlsson

 

 

image © erik karlsson

 

 

image © erik karlsson

 

 

image © erik karlsson

 

 

mould detail
image © erik karlsson

 

 

forming process
image © erik karlsson

 

 

plywood forming process
image © erik karlsson

 

 


image © erik karlsson

  

 

material samples
image © erik karlsson

 

 

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