smarin launches les angles structural seating collection
 
smarin launches les angles structural seating collection smarin launches les angles structural seating collection
jan 29, 2016

smarin launches les angles structural seating collection

smarin launches les angles structural seating collection 
all images courtesy of smarin

 

 

 

smarin presents ‘les angles’, an eight element seating solution composed of structural elements for private and commercial spaces. stéphanie marin, lead designer of smarin, conceived the idea after the sculpted waves of the mediterranean led to thoughts of the quasicrystal. ‘les angles’ is made of various forms — and several colors — that are able to be manipulated freely by users. due to their wool construction, they also prove to be remarkable insulating and soundproof structures.

smarin les angles seating collection
‘les angles’ configuration

 

 

 

‘les angles’ is configured based on the mathematical system of penrose tiling. the method uses two diamond shapes, which can be ordered in a way that fills all available space, but lacks any translational symmetry. once arranged, laces are woven between individual sections. anyone can create their own composition, and should circumstances change, ‘les angles’ can just as easily adapt.


three section seating element

smarin les angles seating collection
‘les angles’ can adapt to any environment, from private spaces to larger contract projects


dubai atrium arrangement

smarin les angles seating collection
the sections can also be applied to ceilings or walls to serve as decorative pieces with acoustic properties

smarindesignboom04
the seating system includes eight pieces

smarindesignboom03
‘les angles’ smarin

smarin les angles seating collection
‘les angles’ in blue

 

 

designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: nick brink | designboom

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy
LOG IN
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

PRODUCT LIBRARY

a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

design news

×
keep up with our daily and weekly stories
490,452 subscribers
- see sample
- see sample