Robotica TM takes form at the convergence of two fields – botany and robotics – to coin a new approach to design that crystallises the natural programming in nature with that of robotics within artificial manufacturing.
The design is of a high stool that has 360 degree formal access.
Thus the aesthetic being non directional implies an adaptation of the typology away from furniture and into a new territory of stand alone aesthetic object whereby its function is not immediately intelligiable.
But there is in fact no compromise in its function which despite its ambiguity can perform as a table for placing food on as taken out of the oven as the silicon inserts are heat proof , as a plinth for a sculpture -TV or any manner of ancilliary needs within a home .
The Robotic , polymer dispensing arm allows for a vertical layup , stepping outward or inward to create gradual form deposition.
I have responded to this with an economic vertical structure that rationalises the time versus material versus fusion equation.
Built from a rotational geometry this equation is very effective and facilitates the fusion building of a highly efficient structure akin to natural own estute solutions.
In working with Nagami i have aimed to start a path towards the creation of unique variable objects-furniture that enrich our space and are competive on price with the products of established , elegant and distinguished furniture brands.
Its a new category that is slightly above the norm in the price of Italian furniture but way below the price in the field of Design Art ; a place not restrained by conventional taste and free to explore without extensive captital investment a serious new positioning for manufacture in the field .
Limited edition 50
TINTED PLA PLASTIC + TPE
LIGHT GREY / ORANGE
445.00 X 445.00 X 758.00 mm
PLA PLASTIC + TPE
(shipping not included)
Ross Lovegrove is a designer and visionary who’s work is considered to be at the very apex of stimulating a profound change in the physicality of our three dimensional world.
Inspired by the logic and beauty of nature his designs possess a trinity between technology, materials science and intelligent organic form, creating what many industrial leaders see as the new aesthetic expression for the 21st Century.
There is always embedded a deeply human and resourceful approach in his designs, which project an optimism, and innovative vitality in everything he touches from cameras to cars to trains, aviation and architecture.