swing: concrete rocking chair by paulsberg
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sep 10, 2013
swing: concrete rocking chair by paulsberg



swing: concrete rocking chair by paulsberg
all images courtesy of paulsberg

 

 

 

combining stability with fun and comfort, ‘swing’ chair produced by paulsberg is a striking piece of concrete furniture. one of the world’s first rocking chairs made from carbon-fiber reinforced concrete, it shows a high finesse with the handmade structure being just 5mm thin. the ergonomically shaped, hard exterior is contrasted by its soft bio-leather upholstering. at the bottom third of the 600w × 800h × 800d mm object, a sheet of leather is applied to protect the floor from all that rocking. produced in stone gray or mouse gray, the approximately 30kg chair is available within a limited edition of 100 pieces.

 

 


the hard concrete exterior of the ‘swing’ chair is contrasted by soft bio-leather upholstering

 

 


the handmade structure is just 5mm thin, combining stability with comfort

 

 


the 600w × 800h × 800d mm piece is ergonomically shaped to allow for easy rocking

 

 


detail of the ‘swing’ chair by paulsberg

 

 

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