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konstantin grcic: venice for magis
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apr 26, 2010
konstantin grcic: venice for magis


konstantin grcic: venice for magis
photo by tom vack, courtesy of magis

 

 

 

seven years after presenting his ‘chair_one’–the first die-cast aluminium seating design he conceived for magiskonstantin grcic reveals ‘venice’, a second seating design for the italian furniture brand following almost the same technology employed with ‘chair_one’. thought the processing technique is similar to its predecessor, ‘venice’ expresses softer, more fluid lines, evident in its meticulously shaped seat-cum-armrest. the textile backrest punctuates its overall typology with a burst of colour. the stackable chair can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications.

 


‘venice’ is the second di-cast aluminium chair by grcic for magis
photo by tom vack, courtesy of magis

 

 


the disassembled aluminium die-cast parts
photo by tom vack, courtesy of magis

 

 


‘venice’ on show at the 2010 salone del mobile
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side view
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detail of the delicately curved arm rest
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installation view of ‘venice’ chairs at the magis booth on the milan fairgrounds during design week 2010
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rendering of ‘venice’ chair

 

 

 


up close of the chair’s softly curved seat-cum-armrest

 

 


sketches by grcic describing the thoughts behind the chair

 

 


konstantin grcic inspecting the ‘venice’ chair’s construction

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