SYMBIOSIS. Domaine de Boisbuchet Workshop by Benjamin Hubert

Benjamin Hubert, industrial designer focuses on the relationship of material properties . Under pressure limits , using their most extreme qualities , they are able to improve the performance of the objects they are .

Boa snakes swallow their prey whole, without chewing. (…)
My drawing was not a hat. It was a boa constrictor digesting an elephant. I then drew the inside of the boa constrictor, so that adults can understand. They always need an explanation.
The Little Prince , Antoine de Saint- Exupéry

Hammock “BOA” is derived from the work of symbiosis between two materials: a synthetic one, rubber, and the other, light as bamboo. The air chamber can ingest a much more impressive than the “apparent” volume diameter, it allows you to create connection points and joints with bamboo.

Project with Samuel N. Bernier (Canada), MinJi Han (Korea), Marion Chatel-Chaix  (France) .

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Domaine de Boisbuchet / Workshops 2013/ Benjamin Hubert