Sealed Chair was the result of the research and development of an accessible and affordable serial production process. The chair furniture comprised three extruded plastic rods made flexible by heating in an oven.
After having been formed in wooden templates, the parts were linked using a welding technique that pointed the melting of the plastic: a seal. Those seals were made from imbricating the templates together as a puzzle. Depending of puzzling two or tree templates, the outcome of this mould became a chair or an armchairKing Bonk, the Armchair and Footstool by Fredrikson Stallard. Read more ... ». The construction of the chairChair Design Alluring Cradle by Richard Clarkson. Read more ... » was the result of drawing with these bending and welding techniques. Each part worked in synergy with the others. The ensemble was stabilized.Cologne 2011Entailles, a ‘Living Divan’, by Philippe Nigro for Ligne Roset. Read more ... »: the chairKahve, A Traditional Contemporary Design Of Chair. Read more ... » as part of [D3] Design Talents was presented by designer François Dumas of the Netherlands at imm cologne in Germany. It was called Sealed Chair. The chair designThe Penna Chair – Unusual Chair Design. Read more ... » was made from heating plastic rods to make them flexible then setting in wooden moulds – much like the production of bent wood furnitureMinimalist Leaf Furniture from Wood. Read more ... ». Whilst the rods cool, the connection points were fused and the moulds joined together. The melted areas against one another were pressed to form a seal and the joints of the chairs. Three rods were needed to make an armchair while only two were taken to make a chair. A more durable version of the seat was also created using a stronger thermoplastic and screws. Imm colognePylone with a Wire Frame and Glass Top by Linn Kandel. Read more ... » was placed 18-23 January.
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