Metal Puzzle

The metal chair designed by David J. Irwin caught our attention the moment we saw the loose pieces that conform it.
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Metal Chair

Using standard metal components such as elliptical aluminium tubes and sheets and a few custom die-cast aluminium pieces the British designer has created a three-legged chair with an interesting personality. A series of laser-cut holes reduce weight and ad personality to the seat that is secured to the structure using standard bolts. 
Despite the puzzle-like nature of the chair the resulting object has a nicely homogenous feel and the subtle appeal of intelligence and rationality. 
Don't miss the beautiful pictures of the prototype, after the jump.

Metal Chair

Metal Chair
 Metal Chair

Wood Prototype:
 
Metal Chair
 Metal Chair

Designer: David J. Irwin
Company: David J. Irwin
Year: 2009
Materials: standard aluminium tubes and sheet and custom aluminium die-cast  
 

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