Impossible Wood, this Injection-Moulded Wooden Chair by Doshi Levien for Moroso

Impossible Wood, this Injection-Moulded Wooden Chair by Doshi Levien for Moroso

A chairSet of 2 Glossy Black Italian Style High Back Dining Chairs. Read more ... » was designed by Doshi LevienChandlo: a Beautiful Dressing Table by Doshi Levien for BD Barcelona Design. Read more ... » for MorosoMoroso Diesel Casual Furniture Collections. Read more ... ». A mouldable wood materialSimple and Modern in Office as a Commercial Building. Read more ... » had very distinct visual and tactile properties. A thermoplastic composite used 80% woodDama Buffet Creates a Natural Modern Ambience Room. Read more ... » fibre and 20% polypropylene and used conventional injection moulding machines. Moisture from the woodDama Buffet Creates a Natural Modern Ambience Room. Read more ... » fibre which in turn burns on the surface of the aluminum tool was released by the pressure and heat from the mould. A random, leather-like tarnished effect was created.

Impossible Wood, this Injection-Moulded Wooden Chair by Doshi Levien for Moroso

Creating a contemporary chairMilano Espresso and Mocha Chair. Read more ... » that references the genre of light, graceful, bent wood frame chairs was inspired by the characteristics of this material, but would be impossible to make in any other way than by injection moulding. So, the name was “impossible wood”. The depth and texture of the material was the opposite of slick, homogenous, surface perfect plastic, currently used for most moulded chairs.

Impossible Wood, this Injection-Moulded Wooden Chair by Doshi Levien for Moroso

There was a used, worn, raw and earthy quality that was timeless and natural. Wood was smelled from it. The work of Martin Puryear, an African American sculptor who made a piece called Cedar Lodge in 1977 was seen. Using thin, overlapping parallel strips of timber, bound together with horizontal rings, constructed this installation. This informed the way we made our first prototypes for “Impossible wood”. An improvised and constructed language was adopted to escape the controlled and fluid process usually applied to generating plastic forms.

Impossible Wood, this Injection-Moulded Wooden Chair by Doshi Levien for Moroso

Salone launched the prototype for Impossible Wood and could be found at the Moroso stand. (Hall 16 Stand C23/D22)
Milan The Quilt chair Design for Estalished & Sons by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Read more ... » 2011: this injection-moulded wooden chairThe Minimalist Morph Bar-Stool from Germany. Read more ... » was presented by LondonThe Design of Step Inside bar in London by Giles Miller. Read more ... » studio Doshi Levien for Italian brand Moroso at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan next week. Called Impossible Wood, the chair designKruze Contemporary Lounge Chair by David Fox. Read more ... » was made of a thermoplastic composite comprising 80% wood fibre and 20% polypropylene. Although perched on metal legs, the seat shell looked like made from strips of wood but in fact injection moulding formed the shape.

Impossible Wood, this Injection-Moulded Wooden Chair by Doshi Levien for Moroso

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