For expressing the floating space, we decided to increase the flooring queries white and reflection values (gloss) more than before so that the ceiling circular illumination is better projected.
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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.
Duffy London’s design team took inspiration from the Spitfire’s distinctive elliptical wing to create this cross-section aluminium table, and just like the Spitfire, the streamlined structure of the table, features a large number of compound curves built up from a skeleton, creating a combination of longitudinal stripes which form a light and rigid structure.
Instead of using the frame as a base for a fabric lampshade, they integrated the light source in the frame. This solution resulted in a very minimal structure, space consuming and spacious at the same time, through which natural light can pass freely during daytime and creating a floating object that casts elaborate shadows when the light is turned on.