WNWI Chair for Bloomberg low back

by de Allegri and Fogale United Kingdom (UK)


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Bespoke piece made for ‘Waste Not Want It’ commissioned by Arts Co for Bloomberg headquarters in London. Laetitia de Allegri and Matteo Fogale were struck by the hidden beauty inside data cables, stripping them right back to find shimmering twists of aluminium foil around the wires. They were struck by the thought that by repurposing the data cables, in this case weaving it using traditional caning techniques and embedding it in resin table surfaces, they were echoing its original function of both communicating and simultaneously protecting data. They have used the cables to join together parts of solid ash wood to create protective screens and chair backs, as well as casting long lines of cable through a coloured resin top to physically connect people sitting at opposite sides of the table. The ash was hand bent by a London-based carpenter and the resin top was also cast nearby. De Allegri and Fogale have also incorporated wood from broken pallets, planing it down and using the technique of marquetry to create decorative patterns. The pale colour of the wood counterbalances the metallic, technological feel of the silver foil. They explain, ‘Using the materials without too much manipulation and placing them out of context gives them a new life. We wanted to create pieces that celebrate craftsmanship, materials, details, textures and to celebrate the unseen’.

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Weight 80 kg
Dimensions 70 × 70 × 100 cm

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Laetitia de Allegri and Matteo Fogale is a design studio based in London. Laetitia grew up in Switzerland and graduated in Industrial design from ECAL \'Ecole Cantonale d\'Art de Lausanne\'. Matteo was born in Uruguay and moved to Italy where he graduated in Industrial design at IUAV Facolta\' di Design e Arti in Venice. They both met in London where for several years worked as designers for internationally acclaimed studios before joining forces to found their own studio and workshop.   They are lead by a design approach that considers honest, premium and un-conventional materials as well as functionality and longevity of the products. Laetitia and Matteo\'s work celebrates the combination of industrial process and fine craftsmanship, finding inspiration in nature as well as day-to-day environments. They work across disciplines and industries on a variety of projects from industrial products, bespoke commissions, interiors and installations combining deep understanding of materials and making techniques as well as patterns, textures and colours.

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