interlaced stool and coffee table by philipp aduatz
interlaced stool and coffee table by philipp aduatz interlaced stool and coffee table by philipp aduatz
oct 03, 2012

interlaced stool and coffee table by philipp aduatz

interlaced stool and coffee table’ by philipp aduatz images © georg molterer

austrian designer philipp aduatz has designed the ‘interlaced stool and coffee table’, using the influence of ‘interlaced video’ – a technology developed in the late 1920´s to reduce the flicker of analog television by doubling the frame rate without consuming extra bandwidth. because each frame is composed of two fields that are captured at different moments in time, motion artifacts known as ‘combing’ will be displayed if the recorded object is moving fast enough, capturing the object in a different position.

when the video is displayed at a slower speed than it was captured or when still frames are presented these artifacts are more visible. aduatz’ furniture collection incorporates small oak-wooden elements which are glued together to construct a complex geometry. to ensure stability steel reinforcements are embedded in the wood, each piece is made unique to reflect on its structural arrangement.

interlaced stool front view

interlaced stool side view

interlaced stool detail

interlaced table 3/4 view

interlaced table front view

interlaced table side view

interlaced table detail

“interlacing effects” as source of inspiration

3000 wood rods

assembling of the legs

assembling of the covering plate

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