Muscle Project. Urban bench.
TF Editor / www.tolerie-forezienne.com
Biennale Internationale Design St-Etienne 2008 in conjonction with Pro-Materia for Human Cities project / www.humancities.eu
Etoile de l’Observeur du Design 10, 2009
Links : www.tolerie-forezienne.com / www.outdoorzgallery.com

It strikes a lively contrary stance to its relaxing function, since its form suggests effort in the act of sitting or lying down – the body being wedged between its organic ripples. Like the fibrous tendons of a muscle, its metal blades compress and stretch to maintain rigidity that is convivial and dynamic.

Lazer-cut, bent, and soldered steel.
Electroplated zinc.
Paint no solvents, lead or TGIC.

400 x 78.5 X 54 cm / weight 450 kg