Hoet vs Niemeyer

October 22, 2007


LEFT< BIEKE HOET, “Infinite” Longe Chair, ca. 2005, aluminium. Manufactured by Boet, Belgium. 128,9 x 60 x 88,2 cm.

The ‘Infinite’ chair is constructed of aluminium plates bent and folded to create a combination of curved lines and planes. There are no feet or support fixtures, but two undulating elements that melt together to form one flowing whole.

RIGHT>OSCAR NIEMEYER, “Rio” chaise longue, ca. 1978
Painted bentwood, vinyl, fabric, rubber, brass, metal. Manufactured by Tendo, Japan. 88.9 x 163.8 x 57.2 cm



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