zarko bubalo: sustainable wooden bicycles
influenced by shipbuilding and aircraft design, serbian designer žarko bubalo has made two models of wooden bicycles ‘perfect day’ and ‘imagine’. the combination of the natural wood with reinforced glass fiber and epoxy produces a smooth riding experience with a high-level of vibration absorption. the product offers a series of contrasts; traditional and modern technologies, natural and high-tech materials, vision and engineering and experience with innovation. 3D design technologies using a numerically controlled manufacturing process is coupled with passionate and careful handcrafting to create the sustainable wooden bikes.
‘paris design week 2013 ugljesa vrcelj & zarko bubalo’
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the bicycle frame is based on aircraft and shipbuilding construction
CNC manufactured and handcrafted
detail of ‘perfect day’ that has had six layers of polyurethane varnish applied
designer žarko bubalo with his wooden bike
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