Trapo - Eco-friendly armchair
Concept + Design + Prototyping + Exhibition.
Client : Personal project developped for AGORA 2008.
Design Development: 2 months
Prototype Manufacturing: 2 weeks.
TRAPO, a mix of French words travail (work) and repos (rest).
« Petit Fauteuil » designed on a work/rest concept (doing light work while resting), double function (seating + storage in the base).
The eco-design conception takes care of all the phases of life of the product :concept, materials, manufacturing, flat shipping, ergonomy in using phase, recycling...
Eco-designed with local material from Region Aquitaine (province in South West of France) :
Pine wood from Les Landes (local forest) ,
Realisation of a prototype for the Architecture, Urbanism and Design Biennale AGORA 2008 in Bordeaux via Galerie Du Loup (local design gallery in Bordeaux).
The armchair was exhibited among other furniture from stars designers as Philippe Stark, Karim Rashid, Marcel Wanders, Shigeru Ban etc...