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The Monroe Chair

Striking elegance, simplicity in idea, comfortable, designed with sustainability in mind. The Monroe Chair is an attempt to drastically simplify the manufacturing process involved in making an armchair. It exploits the potential of CNC technologies to repeatedly cut out a flat element from MDF, these elements are then splayed around a central axis to shape a complexly curved armchair. The back leg gradually morphs into the backrest and the armrest into the front leg, creating a distinct aesthetic entirely defined by the simplicity of the manufacturing process.

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Fluens

Fluens is a modern and sofisticated loveseat that breaks with our conventions and redefines the concept of design. The assimetric aesthetics (New shape in every side that we look), allows a much more pleasant, dynamic and exclusive utilization. The parametric model, suported by a mathematic model developed inside a tridimensional graphic design software, allowing us to generate unusual curves and superficies easily and with efficiency. This way the production starts with the premise - be optimized and use less material than a tradicional model, stablishing the relation with sustainable theme.

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ARRY TABLE

The Arry Table is a simple design that allows you to easily and quickly modify both the furniture and any room to your wants and needs. It is designed for those who want to easily transition a single room from open space to living/work space. The table can be installed in any kind of space and is not dependent on any wall or room configuration. The Arry Table's sleeves and all metal parts are made of high grade stainless steel. It is unique because of its patent-pending functional features with feminine design and intuitive engineering. The Arry Table is flexible, simple and pleasurable.

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Butterfly

"Butterfly" is part of an exercise in exploration of metal processes. Inspired by Mexican Monarca Butterflies, which despite to the fragile appearance of its wings, is capable of traveling more than 4000 kilometers from Canada to the state of Michoacan in Mexico. The pure lines resemble a wing shape of a butterfly and its structure is made to create a very confortable, strong and aesthetic piece. Always looking for a perfect balance between function and production feasibility, "Butterfly" makes up pairs of stackable, cast aluminum, indoor-outdoor chairs.

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Capsule Lamp

The lamp was initially designed for a kidswear brand. The inspiration comes from capsule toys which children get from vending machines usually located at shopfronts. Looking up at the lamp, one can see a bunch of colourful capsule toys, each carrying wish and delight that awaken one’s youthful soul. The content of the capsules can be replaced from time to time according to your personal preference. From everyday trivia to special decorations, each object you put into the capsules becomes a unique narrative of your own, thus crystallizing your life and state of mind at a particular time.

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