The Tupã bench proposed a connection between the industrial and handicraft universe, a connection between the serial production and knowledge and traditional way of doing. Its structure is composed by two wooden panels of multilaminated, jagged, interconnected by solid wood crosspieces manually worked. Such materials and techniques compositions denote a plant convergence usual in the Brazilian design. The name Tupã is a mention
to the indigenous benches.
Veneer wood made by gluing and hot pressing eucalyptus or pinus laminate.
Solid wood using waste material from woodwork shops.
Fabric upholstered seat.
Brazilian Designer: Quadrante estúdio