avvitamenti furniture collection by carlo contin for subalterno1
avvitamenti furniture collection by carlo contin for subalterno1 avvitamenti furniture collection by carlo contin for subalterno1
sep 17, 2013

avvitamenti furniture collection by carlo contin for subalterno1

avvitamenti furniture collection by subalterno1
all images courtesy of andrea basile studio



italian designer carlo contin has developed ‘avvitamenti’, a furniture collection that uses over-sized wooden screw-like dowels to attach each of the pieces together.  memories of his father, a great carpenter and cabinet maker, who used self clamping screws for self-produced woodwork influenced the final outcome of contin’s project. the structural system shows a repeatable pattern that conceives a variety of household items; from tables to desk lamps, the series of objects thrive on the action of screwing.



tables with an adjustable height



high stool









coffee table






table in context



detail of the structure



led lamp









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