Web Chair by Junio Design

Milan 09: Jun Hashimoto of Junio Design will present a chair made of stainless steel wire at SaloneSatellite in Milan next week.

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Each Web Chair features 2000 welds.

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Hashimoto will present her work under on a stand calle Books, which is a collaboration with designer Tatsuo Yamamoto.

Here's some text from Hashimoto:

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Last year, I was honored to receive the Design Report Award Special Mention, for my “Thin Chair”. I am happy to inform you that I will be joining the SaloneSatellite again this year.

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In 2009, I will be joining the exhibit with a design platform—books. The design platform is created by Tatsuo Yamamoto and Jun Hashimoto and will participate in the Milan SaloneSatellite 2009.

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Web chair
Design : Jun Hashimoto
Photo by Satoshi Asakawa
A Chair that appears and disappears like a spider web. The weightlessness (approx. 2.1kgs) allows a woman to hold the chair with just one hand. Stainless steel wire/length: approx. 140m, diameter: 1.5mm. Approximately 2000 welding points holds the chair together.

Please be sure to stop by our booth when visiting the I Saloni Milano 2009

SaloneSatellite 2009
22nd-27th April 2009
Stand A-10 Pavilion 22-24
Fiera Milano Milan (RHO), Italy

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