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DESIGN WEEK  

The Berlin Metrofarm Studio is run by Julia Boettcher and Nunu. Metrofarm’s activities include design conception, creative consultation, curatorship and production. Clients include Nike, Idee, Pioneer and BEAMS.

Concrete furniture by Metrofarm

Metrofarms work has been shown at numerous international exhibitions and fairs, including ICFF New York, Tokyodesignersblock and Salone del Mobile Milano.

Each piece of concrete furniture is made up of three parts. The legs are made of steel-reinforced special concrete. They are connected by a central piece that is either upholstered (with leather), laminated (with linoleum or veneer) or made of solid wood. This design concept allows an element of ?exibility in the material chosen for the central section.
The steel-reinforced concrete legs and the central section are of equal thick ness, thereby allowing the different materials to be seamlessly connected. Thanks to the modern processes involved in the handling of the concrete, the concrete frame is only 60mm thick. The surface of the concrete is untreated.

Concrete furniture by Metrofarm is not mass-produced but hand crafted. Each piece is unique, and can be adapted according to the particular requirements of the customer.

 

Wok and Metrofarm meet each other at Salone Satellite during the design week in Milano two years ago and they decided to organize together an exhibition during the design week 2007 in Milan at Wok store.
Inside the shop they exhibited some works already sold in the international market as the attractive dj desk realized in precious wood and a peculiar table and concrete bench.
This year they introduce for the first time two concrete panels with different textures each 2mt x 1 mt to hang on the wall.
During the opening cocktail of the 19th of April, shown inside Interni guide ‘Fuorisalone’,two smarty deejays Lorenzo Lsp and Lerry dj took turns each other at Metrofarm’s dj desk.

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