patrick norguet: kobi chair for alias
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may 16, 2012
patrick norguet: kobi chair for alias


‘kobi’ by patrick norguet for alias

french designer patrick norguet has completed ‘kobi’, an armchair for italian furniture manufacturer alias. for the seat,
a woven soldered round steel wire basket is supported by a cast aluminum belt. the seat cushion, which partially
or entirely covers the metal structure, visually completes the piece while making the chair more comfortable for longer lounging.
the legs are made from stove-enamelled aluminum which is either left exposed or finished with an oak veneer.

‘kobi’ was on show at salone del mobile during milan design week 2012.


detail


the seat is enveloped by an aluminum arm 


white aluminum leg version 


side view


the space between the wire seating outlines the form of the chair


on show at salone del mobile 2012
image © designboom


model creation 
image © felipe ribon / studio norguet


process images
image © felipe ribon / studio norguet

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