‘pattern’ chair and table image © designboom

outdoor furniture producer emu‘s latest product is called ‘pattern’, a family of chairs and tables designed by arik levy. arik levy : pattern chair for emu ‘pattern’ table and chair set, on exhibition at maison et objet

the chair shell is made in pressed and molded sheet metal, using the deep drawing process, starting with a single sheet of steel with mechanical properties specially designed to obtain the desired shapes.

arik levy : pattern chair for emu exhibition view of a red table and chair set image © designboom

arik levy : pattern chair for emu left: publicity image for ‘pattern’, on display at the exhibition (image © designboom) right: front and back view of the chairs

the legs are made by the same technique, and are then joined to the structure using advanced welding process (TIG). the final effect is that of a monolithic steel structure. the hexagonal pattern decorates the seat and backs of the chairs, and is repeated on the table tops as well.

arik levy : pattern chair for emu two of the table designs