Sleek Outdoor Bench Inspired by Airplane

May 3, 2013 by

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Having wowed us at the Stockholm Furniture Fair and later in Milan, Italian designer Luca Nichetto is back with another new piece of innovative outdoor furniture.

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Reminiscent of the long wings of a plane, Nichetto’s inspiration for his Earhart Bench comes from the famous pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared in the 30s flying a red aluminum Lockheed Vega.

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Photo: Smithsonian.

Designed and constructed of aluminum honeycomb for French company La Chance, the bench is a modern take on the Tête-à-Tête seat, one that shines in any space, in a small urban outdoor or indoor living room.

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With two backrests, the lightweight linear design allows side-by-side companions to face each other which the designer hopes will establish connection and encourage interaction.

 

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