December 14, 2011

Katra Chair by Aparte Studio

The Katra chair is the latest design from Aparte Studio. Katra chair design is intended minimalist lines Katra evoke the intrinsic qualities of the material: strength, lightness, a formal definition that only composites can be observed. The use of composite materials offers unique creative opportunities in the field of furniture particularly in terms of shapes, textures and innovative uses. However, the environmental and health impact associated with the use of such materials remains a problem. A composite of natural and necessary while mechanical properties of ramie had more than interesting. This fiber, from a variety of nettle is one of the most durable natural fibers, it has comparable or better quality glass fiber. Katra’s design reflects these qualities and represents the unique creative opportunities the furniture industry is just beginning to explore with the composite.