oscar zieta's zieta limited at design miami/ basel 2010
 
oscar zieta's zieta limited at design miami/ basel 2010 oscar zieta's zieta limited at design miami/ basel 2010
jun 17, 2010

oscar zieta's zieta limited at design miami/ basel 2010

oscar zieta’s zieta limited at design miami/ basel 2010 image © designboom

 

 

 

in continuation of his work with inflatable steel, polish designer oscar zieta showcased his latest collection ‘zieta limited ‘ at the karena schuessler gallery during DMY international design festival berlin 2010. ‘zieta limited’ is a section of zieta prozessdesign’s products made out of inox steel, brass, copper or coated with teflon.

profile of the inflated aluminium chair image © designboom

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seat height: 47cm image © designboom

‘zieta limited’ table and chair image © designboom

 

 

accompanying the chair is a table designed collaboratively by german architect and cabinet maker lutz huening and oskar zieta. the table top is available in walnut, wenge, oak and coated wood.

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zieta initially started his work with a curiosity over whether steel could be inflated. through his research work,  he began working with FIDU technology, which is a high pressure interior conversion process that allows him to make heavy steel material appear completely light.  in the past, zieta has developed chairs, benches and other seating furniture out of steel, which ends up resembling colored balloons.

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‘zieta limited’ is currently being presented as part of design miami basel 2010.

 

  • I really like what oskar zieta does and I love the technique of FIDU.
    But I have to say that I find the original Plopp-stool still his best design. It just fits.
    With the other designs e.g. chair and table it becomes too much. It’s time to think bigger with this idea, not just furniture, but also architecture and engineering.

    tinus says:
  • Tinus. I totally agree.

    PJ says:
  • was für eine hübsche Materialverschwendung!!!!

    Ed says:

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