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Light-room by Studio Geenen

The Light-room is a conceptual design for an interior consisting of light-weight furniture. All pieces are designed with no other goal than creating products as light as possible. Lightness had a lot of advantages, for example reducing energy consumption during production and transport. And of course it minimizes the amount of materials used in these products. The pieces of furniture in this room all together weigh 7,5 kg (16,5 pounds), which is normally the weight of a single chair. Each individual product in the room has been developed as far as the prototyping stage, and are ready to be produced. The image shown is taken of a set of high quality scale-models (1:6).

Light-room: Dyneema Chair, Tensile Table, Gridshelf, SLS-Chair, Gaudi Stool,
by Studio Geenen

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Singleton House by Richard Neutra
Andy Pendant Lamp by FrauMaier


5 Responses to
“Light-room by Studio Geenen”

  1. Peter R. Says:

    Looks a little difficult to put anything ON that shelving unit! Keeps it lighter, I suppose.

  2. Daan Says:

    I think it is a fresh idea, worked out beautifully!

  3. CraigO Says:

    Be interesting to see the pattern in your butt and legs after sitting in that chair for more than a few minutes. @Peter..my thoughts exactly, how do you actually put something on the shelves?

  4. Ferdinant Says:

    Its conceptual. It doesnt matter.

  5. Howard Says:

    It's obviously a tension structure built the way nature does it. I'm guessing that the wires get stronger when they are in tension so the shelf strengthens itself as its loaded.

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