Lunch room furniture for Mountain
Equipment Co-op, Toronto location.
design objectives: One of the primary
stipulation of the co-op was that the furniture created for their
new store be fabricated in a manner that was as friendly to the
environment as feasible. The commission called for four tables,
sixteen chairs and a couch with ottomans. The tables are inlayed
with graphic symbols of the environments in which we play in the
outdoors and can be nested together, reflecting an environment in
which furniture is invariably in flux. The finishing of furniture
represents one the greatest environmental impacts in the industry
and as such was done with waterborne finishes and powder coats to
reduce harmful byproducts.
birch plywood, aspenite wafer board, steel, vinyl, waterborne finishes.