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

the seating system includes eight pieces

‘les angles’ smarin

smarin les angles seating collection
‘les angles’ in blue



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edited by: nick brink | designboom

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