Exocarp Chair – Guillermo Bernal

It seems at every point in an architect’s career designing a chair is a must, maybe it is because it is the purest tangible object in which form follows function.  Designing a chair creates the desire to master this miniature structure yet hold to its minimalist form. Eames was obsessed with bringing his designs into realization, much like Guillermo Bernal was in creating his CNC Exocarp Chair.  Guillermo Bernal fascination with reptile and fruit scales comes through in his personal chair design.  Check it out after the jump! 

STUDENT: Guillermo Bernal
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
YEAR: 2012

Continue reading