joris laarman: biomimetic chair


amsterdam-based designer joris laarman has launched the first version of the bone chair 3 years ago – developed on a computer and then cast in aluminum. joris took advantage of software that car manufacturers use to develop shapes for auto parts. it’s a collaboration with the research lab of the International development centre adam opel gmbh.

In 2008 he has designed a beautiful version moulded from a mixture of marble and porcelain mixed with resin which is now on display at the z33 during the superstories design triennale in hasselt, belgium, till 10th may.


bone chair, 2008, molded marble resin, 75 x 80 x 100 cm
edition of 12


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