cilicon faytory: coco collection
cilicon faytory: coco collection cilicon faytory: coco collection
jul 08, 2010

cilicon faytory: coco collection

singporean design duo cilicon faytory (cici chen and lui honfay) presented their ‘coco’ chair’ in designboom’s ‘asia now‘ exhibition at dwell on design in los angeles.

‘coco’ chairs

the ‘coco’ collection is produced by using natural coconut fiber as a raw material. cilicon faytory combines the material with resin in the mould. this new material application for coconut fiber makes the furniture collection suitable for indoor and outdoor uses. the form of ‘coco’ is metaphorically a shell structure taking its reference from the fruit itself. the furniture yields an efficient structure which is both light and strong with minimal material. included in the series are a stackable chair and table, making them ideal for commercial projects, space-saving and transportation.

‘coco’ chairs

‘coco’ chairs and table

‘coco’ chairs and table

‘coco’ chairs

‘coco’ chair, back view

‘coco’ table

‘coco’ tables

underside of the table

raw coco fibre

coco fibre mixed with resin

experiments for ‘coco’ chairs in an early stage stage

experiments for ‘coco’ chairs in an early stage stage

general view of designboom’s ‘asia now’ exhibition in los angeles image © designboom

‘coco’ chairs on display at ‘asia now’ exhibition image © designboom

image © designboom with ‘my heart’ icon by casey chen

  • wow a la distancia parece ke estan hechas de marmol!!!!!!buena idea la de estos diseñadores singapurenses!!!!!!

    kEvIn says:

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