hangzhou bent bamboo stool by min chen
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apr 10, 2013
hangzhou bent bamboo stool by min chen


‘hangzhou bent bamboo stool’ by min chen

 

 

consisting of 16 layers of thin bamboo veneer, chinese designer min chen has developed ‘the hangzhou stool’.
measuring 0.9mm in thickness, the bamboo sections are bent into an arc shape and glued together at teach end,
like the ripples on the water surface. the more weight the stool receives, the deeper the arc – providing more
elasticity to the user.

 

 


‘hangzhou stool’ front

 

 


‘hangzhou stool’ side

 


detail bent veneer

 


stool detail

 

 


sitting context

 

 


context

 

 


detail

 

 


user flexibility

 

 

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