shigeru ban: '10 unit system' for artek
apr 14, 2009
shigeru ban: '10 unit system' for artek


’10-unit system’ by shigeru ban

shigeru ban presents his new ’10-unit system’ for artek at the ‘one chair is enough’ exhibition,
during the milan design week 09.

based on l-shaped units, this modular system can be combined in all sorts of ways to make furniture –
a chair, a table, a bench. it is made of wood plastic composite (produced by forestry company UPM)
from recycled paper and plastic, an environmentally sustainable material which was first introduced
by shigeru ban at the artek pavilion ‘space of silence’ in milan, 2007.


’10-unit system’ chair


shigeru ban showing the l-shaped units


modular system of l-shaped units


’10-unit system’ chair


’10-unit system’ bench


’10-unit system’ table


shigeru ban

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