benjamin hubert: maritime for casamania
 
benjamin hubert: maritime for casamania benjamin hubert: maritime for casamania
may 15, 2011

benjamin hubert: maritime for casamania

‘maritime’ by benjamin hubert for casamania in blue and grey lacquer

drawing on traditional wooden shipbuilding techniques ‘maritime’ is a solid wood range of chairs that are skinned internally with a formed plywood shell. designed by benjamin hubert for italian furniture manufacturer casamania, the construction technique where the supports are visible on the outside allows for a distinctive design language that is in harmony with the material and its production process. the ribs allow for a structurally robust chair with minimum use of material. ‘maritime’ is comprised from solid and laminate ash and offered as an upholstered option. to enhance the construction details the range is also offered in translucent dyed colourways. front view

edge detail

timber detail

‘maritime’ in natural oak

‘maritime’ finished in grey lacquer

‘maritime’ finished in blue lacquer

construction process

construction process

concept sketches

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • As a designer Benjamin Hubert has been very productive in recent years. He’s very skilled – both technically and creatively.

    Odile says:
  • A rare beauty of a chair!

    envy says:
  • … hm … alexander gufler for czech company TON some years ago [url=http://www.ton.cz/produkty-novinky/merano.html] TON [/url]

    DANIEL says:
  • Only if your blind daniel!

    peter says:

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