ksd-1, Horizon Lounge Chair
The design is inspired on vintage F-1 race cars and a common infancy experience falling at sleep in the back seat of your parent’s car. It’s easy to recall the smell and texture of the leather upholstery , while your eyes catching a glance of the driver just before letting your thoughts free into a deep tranquil sleep, while hugging a pillow or a toy.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
KSD-1 is a modern classic lounge chair whose design was based on vintage racecars. The composition is constructed as a vintage race car, where the main part is the chassis (to which a body and accessories are attached). The chair´s main aesthetics is the body shape, which can be materially customized to the client’s preference. The standard materials are paint-coated sheet metal and satin finished wood panels. The upholstery follows traditional racing patterns from early racecars.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Guatemala and Denver Colorado
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
KSD-1 is design to be produce on a Ribs & Spars style (same as airplane wings). A metal sheet is wrapped around the shape. Then all accessories attached to the internal structure by means of hardware. The seat and back rest are a one piece wood structure upholstered on leather.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
877mm X 853mm X 800mm
race cars, greg Jacobs, Fabrizio Constanza, horizon, lounge chair,
TEAM MEMBERS (2) :
Fabrizio Constanza and Greg Jacobs
Alejandro de Leon