Each student was given four-, five- and eight-millimetre-thick rods to work with. Working alongside the university’s metal workshop specialists, they all created and welded prototypes, before each was coated and galvanised at the Piliroinen Oy factory in Salo.
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This table design is about lightness, imaging a floating wooden board. A thin slit in the middle of the table is meant to be use for office devices’ electric wires. Wood grain is enhanced by the large surfaces: 6 sizes are available from 1400 mm to 2400mm. Shapes and colors are conceived to match with the collection’s chairs and stools.
Alegre Design has created a chair for Actiu which is inspired by the versatility and personalisation of young people in the world of work, seeking design, comfort and ergonomics, but with a distinctive character and appearance. A chair created for their way of working: flexible, mobile and very creative.
The VITRA “Stool tool” by Konstantin Grcic, is a multi-functional furniture solution for the workplace, uniting a chair and a table in a single object. Adaptable for use as both a striking solo piece or in multiple groupings, the monolithic furniture features step-like platforms to accommodate different seating heights and a wide range of uses.
The project of the Milan-based architecture studio consists of two big side walls with a series of settings, spaces and situations strictly connected to the working environment: from the meeting room to the break-out area, from the conference room to the company restaurant without forgetting the waiting areas.
The collection – finished by her practice, Zaha Hadid Architects – references mid-century furniture through its use of wood rather than Hadid’s typical material of choice, clear acrylic. Walnut, chosen for its colour, is curved into Hadid’s famous fluid and sinuous lines. The designer aimed to create sturdy pieces that appear lightweight.
An “arch brace” is a curved piece of wood that acts as a secondary fixing to strengthen the structure. A series of arch braces in their purest application have been used to create the chair’s minimal form negating the need for a cross structure making it lighter, leaner and allowing the curved seat pan to appear to float in the middle of the frame.