March 27, 2006

Steel mesh chaise-longue

Membrane is a steel chaise longue that is virtually transparent. A single thread of stainless steel is wound in a continuous spiral, and then a force of twenty-eight tons is applied slowly and strategically to create its simple supine form. Surface and structure are one: there is no chassis; it is a true and organic monocoque.

Membrane is made of pure stainless steel with no applied coatings or finishing products, meaning that it is suitable for exterior use. A marine-grade variation is available for poolside applications.

Contact: Korban/Flaubert, St. Peters, Australia.

For more information, see Transmaterial: A Catalog of Materials That Redefine our Physical Environment

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