sally lin converges bamboo butterfly weavings for 5050 seat
 
sally lin converges bamboo butterfly weavings for 5050 seat
oct 21, 2014

sally lin converges bamboo butterfly weavings for 5050 seat

sally lin converges bamboo butterfly weavings for 5050 seat
all images courtesy of sa’bella design

 

 

 

bamboo is a lively material, with different designs and forms, resulting in contemporary objects with flexibility and sustainability. seeing the potential of this wooden plant, sally (hsiao-ying) lin and her studio, sa’bella design, have created a furniture piece called ‘5050’.

sabella design sally lin 5050 bamboo seat furniture
leg twist to enhance the structural strength

 

 

 

bent with 25mm slices, imagery of grille are demonstrated on the seat surface, and converge the structures in between with four butterfly rattan weavings. as for the legs, lin challenges the visual appearance by using a smooth, 90-degree twist on each element. in order to enhanced the flexibility of the material before rotating, a special template was produced and a corresponding procedure was executed, helping the craftsmen bend out the forms manually and then slowly adjust them into position. the work is finished with ornamental patterns that compliment the other decorative features.

sabella design sally lin 5050 bamboo seat furniture
original color and black 

sabella design sally lin 5050 bamboo seat furniture
the detailed structure of rattan weaving

sabella design sally lin 5050 bamboo seat furniture
closeup of the ties and components

sabella design sally lin 5050 bamboo seat furniture
the structure of the seat

 

 

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