shay carmon + ben klinger shay carmon + ben klinger
jul 27, 2010

shay carmon + ben klinger

‘two leg table’

israeli industrial designers shay carmon and ben klinger have recently completed a series of furniture designs.

corian, oak wood

appropriately titled ‘two leg table’, this furniture design achieves stability by increasing the contact area between the table top and the legs which rise above the surface.

‘separation shelf’

‘separation shelf’ is a storage unit that reflects the relationship status of couples. in its regular state,  the shelf features a 2.5 m oak lumber with grooves every 10 cm, and four metal supporters.

here these supporters are inserted into the groves, serving both as hangers and book support. in the case of a breakup between couples, the supporters are used as working tool which can cut the shelf into two parts. each partner takes his/ her share.

‘touching lamp’

‘touching lamp’, is a ceiling lamp composed of two luminous bodies. contact between these bodies causes the light to turn on. all the lamp’s parts are exposed – the electric wires are replaced via aluminum strips embedded in the oak beams, the aluminum joints act as conductors, and the aluminum light shade is used both as a switch as well as a reflector. the lamp works on 12 volts which means that users can touch every part of the design bare handed.

demonstration of touching lamp

aluminum, oak wood

‘leaning chair’

the only means to sit on the ‘leaning chair’ is in a half standing position. the seat itself was diminished to allow for a short rest and quick stand up. the wooden legs are given additional support through metal bracings. meanwhile, the bent-iron seat has two cushions attached to it with a single connection.

  • great

    molin says:
  • shabang!!

    me-like!! 🙂

    danna says:
  • coolio

    mostofit says:
  • i love the table with the corean top – especially the joint areas with the wooden legs. it looks seamless & harmonious between two very different material.

    milagre says:
  • Really like the simplicity and elegance in these furniture designs. Great stuff!

    Mat Dolphin says:

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