raw edges: plaid bench for dilmos
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apr 13, 2011
raw edges: plaid bench for dilmos


‘plaid bench’ by raw edges for dilmos
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for milan design week 2011, london based-studio raw edges has created ‘plaid bench’ in collaboration
with italian gallery dilmos.

assembled out of interlocking urban benches, the wooden objects feature a graphic aesthetic reminiscent
of iconic plaid and check patterns. each unique in composition, the collection looks to alter the common
archetype of the bench, combining contrasting colors, forms and materials to create new
and recognizable pieces.


various plaid patterns
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a version of the ‘plaid bench‘ was previously on show during london design week 2010.


detail of top
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detail of intersecting benches
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detail
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legs
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diagrams of some of the types of benches used
(from top left to bottom right) classroom bench, picnic bench, street bench, nursery bench

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exploded diagram of bench
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exploded diagram of bench
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plan and elevation
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plan and elevation
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