September 28, 2012
Tenda is a series of textile lamps launching at the London Design Festival as a result of Benjamin Hubert?s materials driven research. Tenda is Italian for tent is comprised of materials from a diverse mix of industries: -Fibre glass rods from the kite manufacturing industry -Lycra from the sports industry -4 way stretch mesh from the underwear industry -A construction technique from the tent industry The interplay between external stretched convex curves and internal concave forms creates a dynamic typology of components and progressive design language, says Benjamin Hubert. Tenda is the first product he has designed, developed and will now now sell independently.
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