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William Hoey

William Hoey

Boston, MA, US

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Digital Fabrication: Units of Composition

The concept for this chair was to articulate small pieces and their relationship to a curve. The two main profile lines of the chair express a simplicity which highlight the gradual movement of a curve. At the base, the end of each profile line acts as a leg supporting the chair and allowing it to stand. The curved profile line is comprised of 4” and 5” rectilinear pieces of wood. The sizes alternate in rows allowing for an overlap where joinery is placed. The second profile line is made out of two long pieces of aluminum. These pieces attach to each other and give the chair stablity. Once attached they are screwed into the wood similar to the alternating pieces.

 
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Status: Built

 

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