featherlight aluminium chair - kirk by patrick frey
featherlight aluminium chair - kirk by patrick frey featherlight aluminium chair - kirk by patrick frey
jun 29, 2013

featherlight aluminium chair - kirk by patrick frey

featherlight aluminium chair – kirk by patrick frey




designed for indoor and outdoor use, ‘kirk’ is a feather light aluminum chair developed by patrick frey for vial. the concise alignment of the bending edges and sharp profiles result in a generously built shells in which one may sit comfortably. made from a special alloy, the aluminium is bent accordingly into the desired shape to form the seat, before the edges are folded to increase its stability. the overall construction resembles that of a sheet of paper that is loosely hanging from within a frame.



‘kirk’ aluminium chair by patrick frey for vial










front detail

back detail



the chair can be stacked for easy storage




stacked back view



the chair comes in a range of five colors





the aluminium sheeting being bent to assume the desired shape of the seat shell




the making of




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  • soon as i saw this chair i thought it was benjamin huberts maritime chair, has the exact same profiles just made in different materials 😛 regardless i love them both.. do love the aluminum though

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