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Solid C2 Chair, 2009

This is a chair. It was designed by Patrick Jouin and manufactured by Materialise NV. It is dated 2009 and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is stereolithography-formed epoxy resin. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Jouin’s Solid C2 chair, made by an additive manufacturing process, is an elegant network of intersecting lines resembling sketches of natural structures. Indeed, nature inspired the chair, even though the grass-like form of the epoxy resin elements is determined by an electronic code.

This object was purchased from Jouin Manku. It is credited Museum purchase from the Members' Acquisitions Fund of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 76.8 x 40 x 54 cm (30 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Raised mark on rear left diagonal leg element: "patrickjouin / solid.c2 / 17/30"

Cite this object as

Solid C2 Chair, 2009. stereolithography-formed epoxy resin. Museum purchase from the Members' Acquisitions Fund of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. 2009-8-1.

We have 1 video that features Solid C2 Chair, 2009.

Patrick Jouin on Rapid Prototyping

Interview with Patrick Jouin about rapid prototyping and 3D printing processes.

The Conservation department has taken one photo of this object.

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