Infinite Steel Stool
The end of 2010 marked the start of our research towards using stainless steel in the production of contemporary design furniture. At the same time, our practice was seeking to achieve a more authorial aspect in our interior projects – by designing furniture in a continuum with the projects. To be part of them.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Our brief was to design for a young bold entrepreneur, a lover of art and design, of motorcycles and speed. For him we designed a multifunction room, where he could relax and entertain his friends.This is how Infinite Steel came to be: a seat that can be split into several others and which, thanks to its building material, can be used both inside and outside the lounge, abolishing the limit between indoor and outdoor.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in july 2010 in São Paulo and finished december 2010 and was exhibited in Mostra Casa Black in july 2011
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Custom-made, the Infinite Steel seat is made up from independent modules that fit together, each one weighing about 22 kg. Made from welded folded steel sheets and internally clad in plywood, the outer finish of the seat is textured to provide a satiny finish; each one of the modules reflects continuity in its design, as the modules fit together – without touching, however – the two units on either of their sides. Besides being one of the least environmentally impacting materials in the building industry as it is 100% recyclable, i.e.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados.
Fernanda Marques, 2011.