The Amada Bench



American designer Mattias Pliessnig built this curvy custom bench out of thin sheets of oak:

pliessnig recently completed 'amada', a design for a private client who wanted a large bench flowing through his living space. the piece was designed to direct the sitter to face multiple directions. the seating unit is made entirely of air-dried responsibly harvested white oak that has been steam bent to create the curvaceous form of the bench.


Link via Dude Craft | Designer's Website | Photo: Gene Young/Smithsonian

Newest 2
Newest 2 Comments

It looks like works better as a sculpture that it would work as furniture. I've seen more comfortable looking church pews. Maybe furniture doesn't have to be comfortable if it is arty enough.
Abusive comment hidden. (Show it anyway.)
Commenting is closed.


Email This Post to a Friend
"The Amada Bench"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.

 

Success! Your email has been sent!

close window
X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More