ronan + erwan bouroullec explore metal manufacturing with stampa chair for kettal ronan + erwan bouroullec explore metal manufacturing with stampa chair for kettal
apr 14, 2015

ronan + erwan bouroullec explore metal manufacturing with stampa chair for kettal


ronan + erwan bouroullec explore metal manufacturing with stampa chair for kettal
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ronan + erwan bouroullec present the ‘stampa’ armchair; an aluminium seat designed to assume a delicate sturdiness well attuned to the passage of time, during the 2015 salone del mobile.

 

conceived in collaboration with kettal, ‘stampa’ is produced using a combination of several aluminium manufacturing techniques. injection-moulded rings connect the stamped seat, back, and hydro-formed legs–a construction which adds overall strength to the design. the calyx-shaped shell is characterized by a series of organized holes carefully punctured through the surface–using a process employed for perforating metal sheets–which breaks the solidness of the object without harming structural integrity. this approach results in a delicate shape that recalls the sensation of textiles.

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detail of the metal perforations
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the armchair is available in two versions and finishes: perforated, or planed with powder coated, or anodized treatment; with an additional cushion available. dry assembly allows the ‘stampa’ chair to be stacked easily during transport or stocking. all versions are suitable for interior or exterior use. 
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‘stampa’ by ronan + erwan bouroullec presented at the kettal stand during milan design week 2015
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‘stampa’ by ronan + erwan bouroullec presented at the kettal stand during milan design week 2015
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‘stampa’ by ronan + erwan bouroullec presented at the kettal stand during milan design week 2015
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the ‘stampa’ chair is available in perforated or planed surfaces
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small scale prototype 
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concept sketch
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