raw edges: plaid bench
 
raw edges: plaid bench raw edges: plaid bench
sep 29, 2010

raw edges: plaid bench

‘plaid bench’ image © designboom

 

 

UK-based raw edges (yael mer and shay akalay) designed ‘plaid bench’ as part of the bench 10 project – organized by the lollipop shoppe – during london design week 2010. the seating unit consists of three different benches: a hardwood version, a plywood bench painted white, as well as a pine construction which has been painted in bright blues and greens. each of the designs can stand alone, however, raw edges has made the three benches in such a way that they interlock into one another horizontally and vertically, creating a large rectangular platform forming a vibrant plaid pattern.

 

 

image © designboom

 

 

designboom previously wrote about JDS architects’ ‘stair’ bench which was also presented as part of the project.

 

 

the pine benches have been painted with bold greens and blues image © designboom

 

 

profile image © designboom

 

 

interlocking detail image © designboom

 

 

profile of the three bench types and how they interlock image © designboom

 

 

here is a look at the construction process:

the three benches

 

 

arranging the benches

 

 

laying the pieces into one another

 

 

‘plaid bench’ construction in progress

 

 

shay akalay of raw-edges finishing-up the assembly

 

 

placing the last hardwood bench in place

 

 

how the ‘plaid’ bench is assembled

video courtesy of raw edes design studio

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