your source for contemporary designs
 
 

« Fire Sense | Main | A new pendant »

July 06, 2011

A new use for plexiglass

Plexiglass-chair About ten years ago, designer Manfred Kielnhofer jumped ahead of the sustainable curve with his Paper Tube Chair. Taking its cue, perhaps, from Frank Gehry’s iconic Wiggle Chair, Kielnhofer used the eminently-recyclable and oft-discarded form of newspapers—rolled into tight tubes, pressure-molded, and stacked just so. In addition to being a noteworthy shot across the bow of waste and energy-intensive manufacture, Paper Tube boasted a distinctive silhouette and compelling aesthetic. Now, Kielnhofer has parlayed that look into a decidedly different creature: the Interlux Plexiglas Chair.  

Click image to see more from Frank Gehry Frank-gehry

Read more via 3rings.designerpages.com



Tell Us Your Thoughts Here!

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d834515c5b69e201538fad4568970b

Comment on This Article Here! A new use for plexiglass:

Its being very unique use of plexiglas.Really plexiglas is very flexible according to its use. These chair is very interesting to know.

Posted by: plexiglas | Apr 2, 2012 7:08:54 AM

The comments to this entry are closed.

Pure Contemporary on Facebook

your source for contemporary designs