A material as resistant as steel, geometric shapes intersecting, drawing 3D compositions which seem to twirl suspended in space,the Thinness Collection is a journey into lightness, with furnishing elements made entirely of very thin steel plates, - 2 or 3 mm thick - folded, welded, ground and finished by hand. Designed by the London-based Italian duo 06D Atelier and made entirely in Brianza (Italy), using both hi-tech and hand-made processes,these objects reflect the pioneering spirit of their native country where beauty and innovation are inherited elements sculpted in the DNA.
Celestial triangulations between points of the firmament delineate mythological figures.
This is the thought of our ancestors, who thus traced maps of known figures to reassure themselves against the dismay of the unknown.
And those bright spots, stars, connected by imaginary straight lines created by the constellations familiar names. Animals, heroes, objects of daily use - projecting their everyday life into the immensity of the sky.
A union between a horse
and a man's torso, the Centaur was a mythological creature born of
the sacrilegious love between a King, Hission, and Nefele, a double
of the Goddess Era. Mighty and extreme creatures, impersonating to
excess all the qualities and all the faults of the human being -
among others, the skill in archery and the lack of resistance to
wine. Today, the new interpreters of this myth sit -comfortably- on
this chair with an angular but welcoming profile, a perfect modern
synthesis of a thousand-year-old myth.
Centaurus sculptural chair is made of 2 mm thick steel plates, laser
cut, bent and shaped, welded and ground. The finishing consists of
different steps, so to achieve the perfection required for such an
exclusive product; the last touch is always handmade, with a soft satin finish, reflective but not
Gold Edition finish is available in a limited edition of 33 signed
and silkscreened pieces; the Matt Edition matt finish in customizable
colours is presented for the first time in the Dark Matter black