Megawave

Designer Dunja Weber

Produced by Sampietro 1927

Location Dunja Weber Studio

Anno 2011

Materials iron

Size Ø75 h 40 cm

The forgers of Sampietro turned into temporary weavers and used the malleability of the red hot iron to translate the textile technique into giant scale, interlacing horizontal and vertical bars. At the same time the 2 cm profiles were worked with the force of a hammer and fine-tuned skill into 7cm ribbons to create a comfortable seating surface. Unlike textile fibers however which remain soft, the iron bars when cooled down magically return rigid and form a very sturdy structure. With only six interlaced iron loops and a lot of skill and sweat the Megaweave seating is formed. Photocredit: Andrea Raffin, OnProductions