PortiqueArmchair by Florent Coirier
by Harry / January 9, 2012


Florent Coirier's PortiqueArmchair is an indoor garden swing without the bulk of the outdoor type.



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Also inspired by the loading of ships in the port of his home town of Nantes/Saint-Nazaire, Coirier's PortiqueArmchair is made of materials used in shipbuilding.


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Says Coirier, "Drawing on the expertise of boilermakers and carpenters workshops, the chair uses materials common to shipbuilding."


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"The aluminum tube is bent and used its light properties, creating an illusion compared to the apparent strength of the tubes."


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"The Traditional natural rope, is replaced by the nautical rope in polyester and polyamide, stronger and more varied in choice of colors. The wooden board is retained, but treated in a noble solid wood."

+ florentcoirier.com


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