We wanted to express the idea of “feeling the time”, not “measuring the time”.
It can be shown from revolving slowly on its own axis once every hour with an ambiguous change in its inclination. And we used the preciseness of a Japanease craftman technique to make this delicate shape to revolve smoothly. — vinta |Kohei Okamoto + Tomohiro Yamaguchi + Toshitaka Nakamura|
φ85mm h160mm (hour)
φ85mm h180mm (minute)
MATERIAL : wood, clock movment.
Design of furniture for a veneer manufacturer of “Lu Yi thousand”. The formulated in-house paint to be used in the polyester decorative plate, etc. made from one piece of a color along the order, Yi thousand Lu has manufacturing facing color and consistently. Series “Iro of straight” is series on the concept of “tools like oneself”. Is meant the “tools” in Esperanto * A “(ilo) Iro”, as the first in a series, I suggested that “Kororodesuku” and “Kororo stool”. Named “Kororo” also has come from the word refers to the “color” in Esperanto “Kororo (koloro)” called, was designed to take advantage of the polyester veneer colorful Yi thousand Lu is good.
The manufacturing of curved parts is laborious. Special molds are needed to define the curvature during the forming and joining process – a factor that is time consuming and costly, especially in individual production and small series. Zipshape is a new universal method that makes it possible to fabricate single curved panels from any plain material without molds. An element consists of two individually slotted panels that interlock only when bent to the predefined curvature.
(via schindlersalmerón - zipshape I, principle)