benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada
 
benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada
oct 09, 2012

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada

‘bow’ benches and table by benjamin hubert for de la espada

 

 

 

‘bow’ is a system of simple timber (solid ash) frames and surfaces held in tension by a rolled sheet of mild steel. consisting of a ‘bench’, ‘table’ and ‘trestle’ all designed by benjamin hubert for furniture brand de la espada, the metal stratum offers a great strength to weight ratio, as well as economy of materials, in each of the furniture objects.

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada ‘bow’ bench

 

 

 

the ‘bench’ gives suspension to the user and some flex to the seat. the integration between furniture pieces’ steel and timber components have been CNC cut to maintain a fluid integration of the two materials and geometries. these systems have also been designed to be knockdown for cost effective shipping reducing their carbon footprint. the ‘bow’ series has been developed over a period of 12 months after several iterations of prototyping and testing. benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada a curved brace acts as support, the design exuding the look of a bridge in this way

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada bench detail

 

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada bench detail

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada ‘bow’ table H450 x L1800 mm

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada detail

 

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada trestle H740 x D1800 mm

 

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada trestle detail

benjamin hubert: bow benches and table for de la espada sketch

 

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