farg & blanche's fly F A B chair references a bat wing farg & blanche's fly F A B chair references a bat wing
jun 01, 2013

farg & blanche's fly F A B chair references a bat wing

farg & blanche: fly F-A-B after clement adler
all images courtesy farg & blanche




participating in the design [r]evolution exhibition at the musée des arts et métiers for designers days in paris, fredrik färg and emma marg of swedish and french design studio färg & blanche present the ‘fly F-A-B’ chair. a further exploration of the ‘F-A-B’ project which considers the idea of a chair as being a nude body which can be dressed in ‘garments’, this latest iteration draws its influences from french engineer clément ader’s aeroplane ‘avion III’ which had a bat-like form. taking the simple ‘F-A-B’ chair, the duo has addressed its ‘bareness’ with a wing-like nylon extension which frames its back.

the ‘fly F-A-B’ chair is an interpretation of the well known bat-alike aeroplane ‘avion III’ by clément ader


side view


rear view


construction detail

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