bert loeschner: monobloc
bert loeschner: monobloc
nov 07, 2012

bert loeschner: monobloc

‘monobloc’ by bert loeschner the rocking chair, 2011, transformed polypropylene chair/ polypropylene string

transformed using heat, ‘monobloc’, the titled series of reconstructed seating objects by


bert loeschner is a hands-on project about the ‘infamous garden chair’ and its role in design culture. the demonstration between both subject and object, these chairs are sometimes functional, sometimes not.



bert loeschner: monobloc the waterproof garden chair, 2012, transformed polypropylene chair with umbrella



bert loeschner: monobloc the valet, 2012, half-coated polypropylene chair with added bearing surface



bert loeschner: monobloc the dudes, 2011, bench made of 2 polypropylen chairs



bert loeschner: monobloc  the rocking chair, 2011, intervention park near via umbria, during the salone del mobile


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  • Wouaw !!
    it’s simply excellent !!

  • Love it. So Whimsical. So simple.

  • very funny and fabulous to create such a real human aspect from a dead material subject as this chair

  • fabulous reinvention


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