Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania

Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania

Milan 2011: UK designer Benjamin Hubert presented this ash chair for Italian brand Casamania at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan last week.

Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania

The chair, called Maritime, is constructed from ash plywood with the curves following the grain of the timber.

Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania

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Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania

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Maritime
Inspired by traditional wooden shipbuilding techniques maritime is a solid wood range of chairs that are skinned internally with a formed plywood shell.

Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania

The construction technique where the supports are visible on the outside allows for a distinctive design language that is in harmony with the material and production. The ribs allow for a structurally robust chair with minimum use of material.

Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania

Maritime is comprised from solid and laminate ash and offered as an upholstered option. To enhance the construction details the range is also offered in translucent dyed colourways.

Maritime by Benjamin Hubert for Casamania