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Hammock. Atelier oi.


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Swiss design trio Atelier Oï used long strips of leather and gold rivets to create a hammock inspired by the pinched shape of pasta ribbons.

“When you are playing with the material you find these references, and you find also the solution,” designer Patrick Reymond told Dezeen. “We saw that it was interesting to squeeze the leather to create the three-dimensional structure, and to create the comfort and the volume of the object.”

We were inspired by the theme of afternoon naps to reinterpret a travel classic: the hammock. Benefitting from the first project, from Louis Vuitton’s savoir-faire and our own work on the shaping of textile ribbon and mesh, we transposed the entire research to leather ”.

Through the process of torsion, weaving, pinching, and pleating, a structure was born – a weave of fine leather ribbons, in the form of “ farfalle ”, providing volume and strength to a simple leather strip. “ Thus, a leather strip becomes a 3D mesh of body, aesthetic, and comfort, inviting us to relaxation and enjoyment … ”

designer: atelier oi
producer: louis vuitton
period: 2012

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Object ID: 24672
Category/function: bedroom · leather · living room · outdoor · outdoors · Producer L > Z · What's hot >

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