raw edges: plaid bench for dilmos
raw edges: plaid bench for dilmos raw edges: plaid bench for dilmos
apr 13, 2011

raw edges: plaid bench for dilmos

‘plaid bench’ by raw edges for dilmos image courtesy of raw edges

for milan design week 2011, london based-studio raw edges has created ‘plaid bench’ in collaboration with italian gallery dilmos.

assembled out of interlocking urban benches, the wooden objects feature a graphic aesthetic reminiscent of iconic plaid and check patterns. each unique in composition, the collection looks to alter the common archetype of the bench, combining contrasting colors, forms and materials to create new and recognizable pieces.

various plaid patterns image courtesy of raw edges

a version of the ‘plaid bench‘ was previously on show during london design week 2010.

detail of top image courtesy of raw edges

detail of intersecting benches image courtesy of raw edges

detail image © designboom

image © designboom

legs image courtesy of raw edges

diagrams of some of the types of benches used (from top left to bottom right) classroom bench, picnic bench, street bench, nursery bench image courtesy of raw edges

exploded diagram of bench image courtesy of raw edges

exploded diagram of bench image courtesy of raw edges

plan and elevation image courtesy of raw edges

plan and elevation image courtesy of raw edges

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