Milan 2014: Italian design studio Joe Velluto has collaborated with bike corporate NorthEastCustom to make a bike-shaped piece of furnishings that replaces steel and plastic with glass, wooden and wool (+ slideshow).
Exhibited on the Triennale di Milano museum all over the Milan design week, the JVLT014 is a component bike, phase sculpture, and used to be designed as a work of furnishings that has the options of a method of transportation.
“The bike is encouraged through the sector of furnishings, to transform an object to be admired and freezing its cellular nature in motionless,” stated the Joe Velluto group in a commentary.
With a body completed in child blue and a frame made nearly totally from wooden, however nonetheless containing an engine, the JVLT014 is atypical in each furnishings and bike design.
“The bike, usually a logo of mobility, is now motionless to radicalise the imaginative and prescient of the tradition,” stated the group.
A number of of the elements of the bike were changed with the ones usually discovered on furnishings and in the house, to make the JVLT014 fit its new environment.
“The entire items of the bike are corrupted after which reinvented with new components coming from the home international,” the group defined.
The top gentle, impressed through table lamps, is connected to an articulated arm that permits it to increase and be directed in a couple of instructions.
The petrol tank has been changed with a pitcher bowl and juts out from the wooden panelling decorating the motorbike. The glass, blown through grasp glazier Massimo Lunardon includes a cork stopper, and can be utilized as a vase.
The seat, which is usually comprised of padded leather-based, has been built the usage of felt laid right into a pre-cut phase of the saddle of the JVLT014.
The odometer has been changed through a minimum model of an abacus, with simply 3 wood balls assembled on a unmarried piece of steel.
Of the weather of the bike that experience remained, the group at the back of the JVLT014 have simplified the design. One of the crucial brakes has been got rid of, and the double suspension has been changed through a unmarried damper, which seems like a sophisticated piston positioned beneath the seat on the rear.
The engine block stays, in conjunction with twin exhaust pipes completed in chrome that stretch to the again of the motorbike.
“In regards to the number of fabrics, they are all very other from those which can be usually used within the development of a motorbike,” stated the group.
“Wooden, glass, cork, felt and leather-based happen of steel and plastic. The entirety turns into sheerer, much less business and with an artisan style.”
NorthEastCustoms is an Italian tradition motorbike producer, specialising in reconditioning and development tailored bikes.
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