Balloon Bench by h220430

2011/06/02 § Leave a comment

Balloon Bench by h220430

This floating bench by Japanese studio h220430 appears to be held up by bunches of balloons at either end. 

Balloon Bench by h220430

The aluminium Balloon Bench is suspended from anchor points in the ceiling, concealed by clusters of polyethylene balloons.

Balloon Bench by h220430

See also: Rubber Stool by h220430

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Here are some more details fromt he designers:

This is bench was visually inspired by the feeling of floating that the main character felt in the French movie, “Le Ballon Rouge”(1953).

In reality the bench is suspended from the ceiling by 4 anchors concealed by the balloon shapes. This creates the illusion of the bench being lifted by balloons.

W:1050 D:400 H:FREE SH:FREE

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