wenchuman: layours wenchuman: layours
jun 12, 2012

wenchuman: layours

‘layours’ by wenchuman all images courtesy of wenchuman newspaper layers

‘layours’, is more a building system than a piece of furniture. its versatility allows it to have different sizes, shapes and uses, from stool to table for example. it is made out of four stainless steel legs that compress whatever material there is in between. the logic behind the piece is that any weak element can gain resistance when compressed in thicker layers. waste materials, like newspapers or remnants of wood planks can be mixed to add a level of sustainability. structural stability is achieved by adding layers of the same material.  

individual pieces

remnants of wood planks

structurally stable

comparison of materials used

  • A simple and smart understanding of structure, taken ahead with the less possible. Rather than an object, it is a true strategy of desing! Two thumbs up for Wenchuman.

    mac says:
  • la cagaste, compadre, saludos p.v.
    algo tan simple, tan bien hecho, casi como que lo tenís todos los días cuando metís un tornillo en un cuaderno.
    Gracias a esto reutilizai lo que sea, experimentay cada día con materiales nuevos, podis probar miles de combinaciones para mejorar y tener nuevas sillas, te pasaste. Realmente me levantaste la tapa de los cesos.

    No necesitamos nada más
    que buenas ideas.

    DiegoP says:

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