maezm: bone x skin
 
maezm: bone x skin maezm: bone x skin
nov 10, 2010

maezm: bone x skin

the ‘bone’ and the ‘skin’

korean studio maezm (shin taiho) has designed ‘bone x skin’, a chair constructed from a lightweight wooden frame and solid carbon fiber. the shape of the chair is made from simple lines set as a structural bone supporting an epidermis – the carbon fiber. the concept of ‘bone and skin’ is deduced from its combination of materials and forms.

‘bone x skin’

gallery window display

the chair was exhibited during tokyo designers week 2010 and at one-gallery exhibition in seoul, korea.

gallery window display (detail)

last year, maezm participated in the 2009 designboom mart in tokyo. it is always good to see that it works as a first presentation, before designers invest in a personal show.

  • well, i really liked this thing.

    paper writing says:
  • wonderful display! brilliant.

    black says:
  • awesome guyz! when possible, i really want to see that. display is good!

    pat. t says:
  • the design kind of makes it look like a paperclip, especially the legs!!

    origami1 says:
  • more information,

    This project was proceeded with joint works of KDM (Korea Design Membership) students http://www.koreadesignmembership.com/kdm/ and MAEZM (designer Shin Taiho) http://www.maezm.com and cooperation with DGDC center and Material Connextion Daegu, and productions are displayed through Tokyo Designersweek in tokyo and one-gallery exhibition in Seoul, 2010.

    Thank you.

    Taiho Shin says:
  • I still don’t get it why people keep making furniture out of carbon fiber, a such expensive and high performance material. What a waste…by the way, I like how this chair looks.

    leo says:

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