Country of origin
Italy
Year launched
2013

HORM.IT Sendai Crystal large HORM.IT Sendai large HORM.IT Sendai HORM.IT Sendai Crystal

Movement and flexibility summarize the emotional power of Toyo Ito, who in this sculpture-bookcase captures the design essence of Sendai’s media centre (Japan), which he designed and used as inspiration. This leap in scale consists of six light shelves connected through turned elements of solid wood, all different from each other in inclination and section. Sendai is definitely a piece of furniture of silent albeit captivating design, which reflects the typical oriental philosophy of the great architect. Bookcase with MDF shelves veneered with polished aluminium. Structure composed of twenty-five turned wood elements, varying in diameter and at different angles, and made from solid alder and walnut, treated with oil. Black lacquered MDF plinth with adjustable feet. FINISH Shelves: mirror finish aluminium Turned: solid walnut and alder wood DIMENSIONS (LxDxH) cm 124x48x193 - 48.9” x 18.9” x 76” cm 124-192x48x193 - 48.9-75.6” x 18.9” x 76” cm 192x48x193 - 75.6” x 18.9” x 76” Sendai Crystal Sendai Crystal is the new glass version of the famous bookcase-sculpture that the architect Toyo Ito, winner of the 2013 Pritzker Prize, designed for Horm in 2004. Movement and flexibility express the emotional power of Toyo Ito, who in this domestic sculpture has captured the essence of the design of the Sendai Mediathèque in Japan, which he also designed. Bookcase with clear, bronzed or smoked tempered glass 6 mm. Structure composed of twenty-five turned wood elements, varying in diameter and at different angles, and made from solid alder and walnut, treated with oil. Black lacquered MDF plinth with adjustable feet (smoked or bronzed). Feet made from solid alder and walnut (clear). FINISH Turned: solid walnut and alder wood Shelves tempered glass: clear, smoked, bronzed DIMENSIONS (LxDxH) cm 124 x 48 x 193H 48.9” x 18.9” x 76”H cm 192 x 48 x 193H 75.6” x 18.9” x 76”H cm 124 x 48 x 193H 48.9” x 18.9” x 76”H cm 124-192 x 48 x 193H 48.9-75.6” x 18.9” x 76”H


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