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Folly by Ron Arad for Magis

Product news: London designer Ron Arad has designed a wavy plastic bench resembling the infinity symbol, with curving backrests stretching upwards at each end.

Folly by Ron Arad

Called Folly, the rust-coloured bench designed for Italian furniture brand Magis by industrial designer Ron Arad is made from rotational-moulded polyethylene and is suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

On display at Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan earlier this year, the Folly bench is 950 milimetres wide and 1100 milimetres high and suitable for up to 10 people to sit on.

Folly bench by Ron Arad

"Ron Arad's creations, whether functional or purely aesthetic, are characterised by motion, by soft lines that give all his works a highly dynamic orientation despite their primitive, simple forms," said Magis.

Other new products designed for Magis include a set of minimal dials to monitor air temperature, pressure and humidity, and an update to their Steelwood chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

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Photography is from Magis.