the tangerine stool by lorenzo vega is based on the geometry of fruit

the tangerine stool by lorenzo vega is based on the geometry of fruit

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conceived by chilean designer lorenzo vega, the ‘tangerine stool’ is a modular ottoman stool inspired by the radial modulation and curvature of a mandarin. the simple design is composed using just six pieces of curved wood, which are then laced together using rope. using no glue or screws, the parts – or more aptly ‘segments’ – are held by tension and geometry.

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all images courtesy of lorenzo vega

the idea came to vega after the careful observation of geometry in some fruits and elements of nature that have constructive and aesthetic qualities that, when applied the right way, can solve design problems in a very efficient way. with this in mind, the tangerine stool is developed to allow a greater efficiency in its manufacture, thanks to the fact that all its parts are equal. to make the object, you only need to make one piece many times.

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the combination of light timber and white rope makes for a simple, minimal piece that has the potential to fit in many different environments. the modulation of the stool also makes storage and packaging easy. all 6 pieces fit into each other, reducing its volume and making it easy to transport.

the tangerine stool by lorenzo vega is based on the geometry of fruit designboom

the tangerine stool by lorenzo vega is based on the geometry of fruit designboom

the tangerine stool by lorenzo vega is based on the geometry of fruit designboom

the tangerine stool by lorenzo vega is based on the geometry of fruit designboom

project info:

project name: tangerine stool

design: lorenzo vega

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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