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vertice   a cradle like steel cage chaise longue
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dec 11, 2012
vertice a cradle like steel cage chaise longue


‘vertice’ – cradle-like steel cage chaise longue
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conceived as a second year industrial design group project from victoria university in new zealand, ‘vertice’, a chaise longue that
challenges the aspect of comfort and somewhat redefining what the furniture piece could be. by addressing the aspects of comfort
through a cradle-like design, the chaise encompasses the user in a rigid steel cage fabricated using mild steel rods. shaped into a
decagon shape, it allows the user to comfortably sit in various positions. by offering an understanding of relaxation within a space,
inhabitants see contrast between it’s potential for excitement, drastic movement and resonating sound. 

 

 


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ergonomics experiment

 

 


ergonomics experiment #2

 

 


welding frame together

 
sketches

 

 

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