Alu-Stool by Auerberg



Designer Christoph Böninger
Launched in 2002
ID CB 03 I 05
Architonic id 1133605

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When the aluminium specialist Eberhard Fielitz showed me processing samples of aluminium plates, I thought of the pleating techniques of Issey Miyake – these portable substance sculptures! We worked directly with the aluminium sheets; there is not a single sketch for the stool. At the beginning, a large number of prototypes got damaged because the material was too thin or broke during the bending. But the real secret lies in the exact bending of the sheets to web plates. The webs must be bent exactly at a 90-degree angle, not 90.1 and also not 89.9 degrees, otherwise they tip over during pressing.

L 45 x W 48 x H 45 cm / 1.5 kg

Product group: Seating Stools open base with seat unpadded with seat upholstered with seat in aluminum with seat in leather with base in aluminum with panel base
Designer: Christoph Böninger

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