usual studio's 'freezing rain' set of furniture is supported by fine lines of stainless steel

usual studio's 'freezing rain' set of furniture is supported by fine lines of stainless steel

hangzhou and taiwan-based usual studio specialized in design combines natural subtle lines of falling rain with cold stainless steel. collection of furniture, titled ‘freezing rain’, comprises a chaise lounge, a small table, and a screen.



usual studio thought of heavy rain and came up with a couple of keywords: translucent, fuzzy, linear, flowing and changeable. stainless steel is cold, it reflects the surrounding environment, and is flexible and easy to model. these features make the material a great fit to materialize the idea of depicting rain.



the pieces of freezing rain can be used alone or combined to create a small resting space. the mirror reflection of the stainless steel allows the furniture to integrate and respond to all kinds of environment. this set can be used as outdoor furniture in the courtyard, or as interior furniture, with a detachable cushion to make the chair more comfortable.


project info:


project name: freezing rain

product design: usual studio

team: lin jingrui, shen jiajun, wen hsin

location: hangzhou,china

project date: august 2017

photo credit: usual studio

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edited by: maria erman | designboom

  • We are “Usual Studio” but unusual. haha 😀

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