shigeru ban: '10 unit system' for artek
shigeru ban: '10 unit system' for artek shigeru ban: '10 unit system' for artek
apr 14, 2009

shigeru ban: '10 unit system' for artek

’10-unit system’ by shigeru ban

shigeru ban presents his new ’10-unit system’ for artek at the ‘one chair is enough’ exhibition, during the milan design week 09.

based on l-shaped units, this modular system can be combined in all sorts of ways to make furniture – a chair, a table, a bench. it is made of wood plastic composite (produced by forestry company UPM) from recycled paper and plastic, an environmentally sustainable material which was first introduced by shigeru ban at the artek pavilion ‘space of silence’ in milan, 2007.

’10-unit system’ chair

shigeru ban showing the l-shaped units

modular system of l-shaped units

’10-unit system’ chair

’10-unit system’ bench

’10-unit system’ table

shigeru ban

  • I designed the LX3 chair in 2006 based on the same principle L shape and bolt system, i presented it with a collection of products under “raw design(DIY)” in beirut then in milan 2008 at superstudio piu link LX3 will be feaured along with other products in the same plywood material at superstudio piu on via tortona 27, in 2009.

    wyssem nochi says:
  • It seems that this simple principle has been employed by many. I also did a few similar chairs in the past.
    Good to see the variations of a theme.

    Ruth says:
  • we’ve all done it!

    ekul dyought says:

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