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Ripple Chair | Ron Arad

2005, Designed for Moroso, Materials: Polypropylene, 80X68X59 cm
Courtesy of Tolman's

The base of the chair is made of
polypropylene and produced through
plastic injection. Its design is reminiscent of
the pattern left on the shoreline by retreating
waves. The form is organic, and the lines are
light and soft in relation to the strength of the
material from which it was produced. The
chair's light weight assures multifunctional
uses in both private and public spaces.

Plastic injection is a popular method used in
producing plastic products, when a choice
can be made of the raw material to employ
from the wide variety of thermoplastics
available in the industry. These are polymers
that can be injected into a mold in their liquid
state and allowed to harden into a final state
of aggregation. Injection molding produces
a quality product in a quick process of
manufacturing, even when the product is
very complex. This allows freedom of design
in objects allocated for industrial production
in large quantities.

Ron Arad, (b. 1951 in Israel) is a well known architect and industrial designer with an international reputation; he has lived and worked in his London studio for over 20 years. Ron Arad's on-going experience with the use of a variety of materials such as metal, aluminum and polyamide, together with his innovative and revolutionary approach to the form and structure of furniture, has placed him at the forefront of contemporary design. In addition to his studio works in limited editions, Arad designs for a number of leading international companies, such as: Fiam, Moroso, Vitra, Kartell, Magis, Cassina, Alessi, Driade and Cappellini. His work is sold throughout

the world in the most exclusive design stores, and featured in international fairs and major museums around the world, such as the Museum of Modern Art at the Pompidou Center in Paris and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Photos: Itay Benit


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