paul roco at abierto mexicano de diseno paul roco at abierto mexicano de diseno
nov 07, 2013

paul roco at abierto mexicano de diseno

paul roco at the AMD 2013 – all photos by ximena del valle

 

during the recent abierto mexicano de diseno the workshop paul roco previewed pieces from its forthcoming collection. three designs; simone tables, dante chairs and greta lamps were shown at the palacio de la autonomía in the historical center of mexico city.

 


view of the installation at the palacio de la autonomía

 

 

 

dante armchair – has a wooden base, a upholstered backrest in wool and a cow hide seat. the chair was first designed for the downtown hotel project of grupo habita in 2012. the update features a sleeker form and different finishes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

simone tables  – have a wooden structure with a top surface that can be rendered in glass, wood or textiles. the wooden structure undergoes a special burning process to obtain the black color on the outer surfaces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

greta lamps  – taking their form from the fragmentation of a hand grenade the split-second after it explodes these wooden lamps can be hung or left standing.

 

 

 

 


paul roco (pablo igartua and rodrigo berrondo)

 

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