industrial facility designs stacking alumi chair for tectona
jan 09, 2013
industrial facility designs stacking alumi chair for tectona



industrial facility designs stacking alumi chair for tectona
all images courtesy of industrial facility

 

 

 

exploring the material aluminum as his medium, sam hecht of  industrial facility has developed a chair that is made for the outdoors, is lightweight and non-corroding. the design’s oversized legs – which also extend into the object’s armrests.- are informed by the proportions of handrails found on public stairways these supports are produced via an extrusion process which makes the furniture piece stackable and affordable. the resulting chair is simple in appearance, but hardy in stature, and makes a nod to the ‘landi chair’ by hans coray.


the over-sized legs of the design draw from the size and proportions of handrails found on public stairways


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detail of the leg / armrests whose shape and size are informed by the proportions of handrails on public stairs

 

 


demonstrating the lightness and durability of the ‘alumi chair’

 

 

video courtesy of retail facility

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