VINE CHAIR

 In 1950's and 60's artists and designers used shapes inspired by nature to evoke living entities.  The visual language of organic yet industrial products expressed the conflicts of post war consumerism and optimism.

Vital forms of the Atomic Age was the inspiration behind Vine Chair. 

Model of the joinery.  Connections are mimicking vine growth.

Model of the joinery. 

Connections are mimicking vine growth.

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Dimensions

Dimensions

 
 
Concept rendering

Concept rendering

 
 
Mood boards

Mood boards

 

PROCESS

Sketches and drafts.

Sketches and drafts.

Connection studies.

Connection studies.

Scale drawings

Scale drawings

Scale studies.

Scale studies.

Drilling through the tubes on the Bridgeport with the right angle head.

Drilling through the tubes on the Bridgeport with the right angle head.

Welding jig.

Welding jig.

I used a combination of TIG welding, brazing and silver soldering on various joints.

I used a combination of TIG welding, brazing and silver soldering on various joints.

Finished frame and seat studies.

Finished frame and seat studies.