The Ripples Bench :
Ripples bench is designed by Toyo Ito for Horm with seat made from plywood using five different types of wood (walnut, mahogany, cherry, oak and ash) and inner metal reinforcement.
Plywood legs with edging and walnut veneer (on the outside) and birch veneer (on the inside). Lower panel made from birch plywood, hot-press curved and with beech veneer. Adjustable feet.
Ripples, winner of the 2004 Compasso d’Oro, is made of a laminated composite of five different solid woods. Slide your hand along the surface to enjoy the seamless transitions between walnut, mahogany, cherry, oak, and ash. This enveloping seat, carved with mastery, is hand-finished to produce an elegant polychromatic effect arising from the ductility of the wood. A true icon of international design, Ripples is a bench suitable for home users, commercial environments, and public spaces.
The project :
Alessandro Giacomini, titolare della Falegnameria Giacomini di Pravisdomini (PN), ci ha contattato per spiegarci il progetto – non una semplice panca ma un’opera d’arte composta da 5 strati di legno sovrapposti.
Il nostro compito? realizzare il post-processore per la sua CMS PF102 R8 ed il programma completo di sgrossatura e finitura. Le difficoltà? Non poche :
– Pochissimo tempo a disposizione , 48 ore.
– Memoria disponibile del CN , meno di 1MB.
Dimensioni pezzo da realizzare : 1000 x 450 x 30