'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam
'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam
aug 25, 2009

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

‘shavings’ stool by yoav avinoam

israeli designer yoav avinoam, a recent graduate of the bezalel academy of art and design, jerusalem has sent us images of his project ‘shavings’.  the sawdust from all kinds of woods have been pressed with resin into a mold that already contains all of the object parts. avinoam explored new ways of integration between the legs of the furniture and the sawdust through expansion of the joints and the way the sawdust crumbles toward the edges  to creates a new material, which was once destined to be waste.

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam the manufacturing process

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

'shavings' stool by yoav avinoam

  • nice objects!

    Guido says:
  • cheers, nice to hear from you once in a while 🙂

    Yoav says:
  • Good!!very good!

    Nuno says:
  • amazing!! and he looks good too

    Gulash says:
  • amazing proyect, I like so much

    yemanya says:
  • very nice. do not waste!

    Nana says:
  • I don’t know about the stools, they look a little too much like bran muffins for me. Sure they’re made using sawdust, but the resin means there is no way to dispose of this product other than in the dump.

    The bench, on the other hand, is an amazingly beautiful object that seems to actually justify the use of its materials a little better through the symbolism. That’s what should be featured here.

    KG says:
  • wow! where can i buy the table?

    alex says:
  • I agree completely with KG. The bench really has a unique beauty, and uses the material in a compelling way. I think it is attractive enough to justify the use of resin.

    At the same time, I think there are probably more inventive, practical, and environmentally friendly ways to use sawdust.

    Taylor Haywood says:
  • the bench’s top looks like a chocolate cake!
    yum i like it!
    the stools are cool even if they use resin. i think its worth the enviromental issue just to do something interesting with saw dust.
    i’m sure someone in the world right now is working on an enviromentally friendly resin.
    great work

    mattban says:

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