fetiche design: exo chair
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oct 24, 2011
fetiche design: exo chair


rear view
images courtesy of fetiche design studio

 

brazilian designers carolina armellini and paulo biancchi of fetiche design studio created the ‘exo chair’
for brazilian home design organization schuster. the piece serves as as an exoskeleton for the human being,
emulating the casing of an insect. wooden triangles form the protective outer layer while the seat of the chair
is fashioned from leather, and the legs from wood dowels. the ‘exo chair’ is a frame to support and protect the human form,
providing a cradling space for the sitter. 

 


front view

 



underside view

 


preliminary model of the ‘exo chair’, front view

 


preliminary model, back view


test model for the piece

 


process for the chair concept

 


model of the chair seat, back view

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