Comfortable Concrete

I came across this lounge chair by Paulsberg. The Spurt chair is made of concrete that has been reinforced with carbon-textile. Although I do find the shape aesthetically pleasing it is the materiality of the piece that really caught my attention.

My MA project considers the design of a high street and using similar materials to this piece could be really interesting. The ability to create long lasting, exciting pieces of furniture is a must for the high street. I like that this material can be used for more organic forms, traditional benches are often too linear for the design aesthetic of the street.

Spurt by Paulsberg

More information can be found here.

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