Rigidity The Archives

Monday 19 August, 2013

Boss Chair byTobias Nitsche

German design graduate Tobias Nitsche has developed a chair with a seat and back moulded from lightweight 3D plywood. The moulded parts are made from thin plywood veneer that can be shaped when heated into tight curves to stiffen the material so additional bracing is not required.



Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Motek by Luca Nichetto for Cassina

Product news: the seat of this chair by Venetian designer Luca Nichetto is made of folded felt.


Friday 10 May, 2013

Freipost / ITN Architects


Friday 10 May, 2013

Freipost / ITN Architects


Sunday 31 March, 2013

Day Centre / Diaz Romero Arquitectos


Wednesday 06 March, 2013

Research Pavilion by ICD and ITKE

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart programmed a robot to wind 60 kilometres of carbon and glass fibre filaments into this pavilion inspired by a lobster’s exoskeleton (+ movie + slideshow). The Research Pavilion was designed by academics and students from the university’s Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and Institute of Building Structures and Structural [...]


Thursday 28 February, 2013

Philippe Stark faucets: Axor Starck Organic by Hansgrohe

With renowned designer Philippe Stark’s signature forward-thinking fashion and funk, the new Axor Starck Organic faucet collection from Hansgrohe is making waves, so to speak, both for its looks and its ecologically responsible design. Inspired by water, this sculptural line of wall- and deck-mounted sink, bidet, tub and shower hardware does away with rigidity and [...]


Thursday 28 February, 2013

Philippe Stark faucets: Axor Starck Organic by Hansgrohe

With renowned designer Philippe Stark’s signature forward-thinking fashion and funk, the new Axor Starck Organic faucet collection from Hansgrohe is making waves, so to speak, both for its looks and its ecologically responsible design. Inspired by water, this sculptural line of wall- and deck-mounted sink, bidet, tub and shower hardware does away with rigidity and [...]


Sunday 11 November, 2012

Ear Sofa by St Ely for Lerival

Montreal-based designers St Ely have created a sofa made up of three interchangeable modules with sliced-off corners. St Ely is a collaboration between industrial designer Eugenie Manseau and architect Hubert Pelletier. The seating has been launched by Lerival, an American design house that connects furniture design with architecture.