alba collection by tervhivatal alba collection by tervhivatal
feb 29, 2012

alba collection by tervhivatal

original version of sinus bookshelf with birch finish was designed in 1999. the elements are similar to the hollow strips of the corrugated cardboard. these sinuous profiles are made from plywood. it spans 200 centimeters without any deformation at a regular load, although the curved profile is just 9 mm thick. sinus was awarded grand prix on the IFDA competition in asahikawa, japan. the jury included sir terence conran, toshiyuki kita, paolo piva. the former version of kite chair was finalist in the same competition in 2002. the chair consists of three pieces of 9 mm thick bent plywood. the components are joined together with densely placed dowels. the desk matching the chair called dune was designed in 2002 as well. rigidity of both pieces is assured by the curved forms.

the aim of the designers was to find harmony between large surfaces and lightness, between a mass and a shell.

design: www.tervhivatal.hu photos by attila vigh except from the red & black chair by gabor arion kudasz. white photos: attila vigh www.vighattila.hu black and red chair: gabor arion kudasz www.arionkudasz.com detail photo: tervhivatal

dune desk from back

three drawers with hidden handles

kite chair

the lightweight chair consisting of three elements only

black and red kite chair

www.tervhivatal.hu www.madeinhungary.co.hu

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