Video: Stencil Aluminum Furniture by Julien Carretero
by Ted Savage / January 15, 2014
Cast in fabric: Stencil Aluminum Furniture by Julien Carretero is the result of a fascinating and intuitively simple, experimental process that reduces the cost and complexity of aluminum casting by pouring molten aluminum into heat-resistant fabric moulds.




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Details: Bench, stool, table and lamp in cast aluminum, varnished waterproof MDF, and veneer.

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The normally complex aluminum casting process is radically simplified into an "extremely basic and low-cost mould system" suitable for local production: high temperature-resistant fabric clamped in a steel stencil, instantly reusable, producing no waste.

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Designer: Paris-born Julien Carretero studied industrial design in France and England, graduated with a Masters from the Design Academy Eindhoven, and established his studio in Brussels, Belgium, in 2012.

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