ross lovegrove sinuously moulds carbon fiber MOOT chair
 
ross lovegrove sinuously moulds carbon fiber MOOT chair ross lovegrove sinuously moulds carbon fiber MOOT chair
dec 16, 2013

ross lovegrove sinuously moulds carbon fiber MOOT chair


ross lovegrove sinuously moulds carbon fiber MOOT chair
 
all images courtesy of ross lovegrove

 

 

 

british furniture brand established & sons has been focussing on developing cutting edge products that test the limits of strength and lightweight mediums, so their partnership with ross lovegrove — the designer known for embracing and developing emerging technologies — is not surprising. together they have collaborated on the realization of ‘MOOT’ (mood of our time), a carbon fiber chair that features a cantilevered seat that turns towards the back of the seat, something which would not be as feasible with another material. the design recalls alberto meda’s ‘lightlight’ chair for alias, and expresses lovegrove’s penchant for organic and sinuous lines; formally and structurally drawing on the skin dynamics of a single surface that adheres to and respects the contours of the human anatomy, and concept of the ‘exoskeleton’ for support.

 

 


the chair has a cantilevered seat that turns towards the back

 

 


back view

 

 


the design explores the skin dynamics of a single surface

 

 

 

 


details

 

 


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  • Verner Panton the next generation

    another beautiful design from Mr. Lovegrove and a technical tour de force

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