marco hemmerling: triwing marco hemmerling: triwing
jan 14, 2011

marco hemmerling: triwing

‘triwing’ by marco hemmerling all photos by dirk schelpmeier

 

 

‘triwing’ takes four different seating positions and combines them into one continuous form. by simply flipping the chair onto its longitudinal axis, the furniture object changes its posture and appearance. its double-curved shape considers ergonomic demands, while at the same time the necessary stiffness and stability required for the chair. the seat adapts to the weight of its user, slightly altering its shape to absorb the impact that is a result of someone sitting down on it. ‘triwing’ consists of two seating elements which can slide into one another for space-saving purposes.

the chair’s form is derived in a digital workflow from design to production, but its materiality and tactile impression, generates a perception that is associated with handmade products

designed by cologne-based marco hemmerling, ‘triwing’ can function as a deck, dining, lounge or reading chair. it will be on show at the desiary showroom during the IMM cologne 2011 furniture fair.

 

 

the two seating elements – one nestled into the other

 

 

the ‘outer shell’ of ‘triwing’

 

 

profile

 

 

3 / 4 view

 

 

detail

 

 

‘triwing’ turned onto its longitudinal axis

 

 

inner seat of ‘triwing’

 

 

digital diagrams of the chair’s form

 

 

progression of form

 

digital diagram of the profile cut-out

  • I Do Not understand this.
    I want to understand.
    I Need to sit down.
    This feels so good.

    ffcr says:
  • Es perfecto! práctico, elegante, ingenioso, ecológico… pero no puedo decir anatómico, dependerá de un buen cójín!
    Bravo!

    babilonia says:
  • Que sea hecho de madera no quiere decir que sea ecologico, de todas maneras, bonita escultura, nada mas, bonita escultura. Espero que le reciban esta pieza en alguna galeria pues como objeto de uso no creo que justifique su producción. La cantidad de horas de trabajo que se fueron en esa silla debieron ser muchas. Y para que en ultima instancia sea agradable de ver pero un dolor al sentarse…..

    Mararuo says:
  • i understand it completely and it is beautiful!

    heidi says:
  • Definamos:
    Será Ecológico en el % que sus componentes, materia prima , procesos de producción y comercializacion lo sean, incluso su % de Conservación y Mantenimiento y su Reciclado ó reintegración Bioenergética, una vez agotada su vida Util.
    Por lo demás, se vé ergonómico, amigable, plástico, confortable y no veo que se necesiten más cojines que los que Natura nos ha provisto a los Usuarios, salvo que pretendas pararte de cabeza en El!
    Excelente, Felicitaciones !
    Me Interesa representarlo .- Solicito Contacto.

    Arq. Roenba.- says:

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