German designer Verena Hennig has unveiled her first furnishings line, which comprises seating made from rotatable aluminium batons .
Studio Verena Hennig designed the Roll collection to generate an engaging and playful knowledge in between the user and the furnishings.
The title is derived from the rolling aluminium sticks that form the seats and chair backs, which slide from left to proper to massage the sitter.
The collection consists of a stool, bench and chair, which are produced from powder-coated aluminium and are manufactured in Italy. Each have an oval-shaped base filled with the aluminium tubes, supported by two curved metal rods that form the legs. The chair has an added oval back.
The merchandise are offered in black, white, beige and red. The designer picked these colors to give a range of possibilities – black and white are traditional, beige is neutral, and red gives a bolder choice.
They are appropriate for each indoor and outdoor use.
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“The furniture line is about interaction with the furnishings as nicely as with other folks, especially on the bench,” Hennig told Dezeen.
She took inspiration from an installation produced earlier this year for the Neues Museum in Nuremberg titled The Line – a 25-metre prolonged bench manufactured out of 80 white air mattresses.
“In the course of the event I witnessed men and women interacting and enjoying with the set up as properly as with the other site visitors,” Hennig mentioned. “Strangers commenced laughing and speaking to each and every other – just simply because they shared the identical expertise.”
“The set up was only for 1 evening and I needed to create a product that generates a similar engaging expertise as the set up but for every day use,” she extra.
Studio Verena Hennig previously worked with Pernilla Ohrstedt to design and style the graphics for Glitch Area – a bodily representation of the environmental data that will 1 day be captured by driverless cars.
The set up formed the backdrop for an exhibition about the future of transport layout as component of the Dezeen and MINI Frontiers task final 12 months.