ophir zak: between the lines at ventura lambrate ophir zak: between the lines at ventura lambrate
apr 12, 2011

ophir zak: between the lines at ventura lambrate

‘between the lines’ by ophir zak image © designboom

‘between the lines’, an experimental stool by designer ophir zak, is on display at milan design week 2011 as part of thinking hands, an exhibition by the bezalel academy for art and design. looking to exercise the idea of thinking by doing, the exhibition aims to explore the integration and combination of new ideas, processes and materials.

simple yet sculptural in appearance, the stools are constructed from a singular sheet of perforated metal that is then bent and set into place. a web of intersecting lines provide stability to the open design while highlighting the curvaceous and abstract form.

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overall view of orange stool image © designboom

side profile image courtesy of talking hands / bezalel academy for art and design

  • Simple, Original and perfect! great piece

    chris says:
  • would have been interesting to see someone sitting in (on?) one

    maybe there’s a reason they didn’t show it that way

    dbkii says:
  • This is really cool, simple and utterly original!

    Artman says:
  • it is beautiful!!

    Peggy says:
  • it is amazing bt is it safe to sit on?

    noname says:
  • the shadow looks great

    xs says:
  • awesome!

    WIDYA says:
  • its a great idea! . the seating curve seems to be a little vertical. i think people sitting will slide down.

    ashadeep says:

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