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2003/199/1 Chaise longue, 'Membrane', metal, designed and made by Janos Korban / Stefanie Flaubert, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1998-2003. Click to enlarge.

‘Membrane’ chaise-longue by Korban/Flaubert

Made by Korban / Flaubert in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1998.

Korban/Flaubert is a design and production partnership between Janos Korban, a metal specialist, and Stefanie Flaubert, an architect. Founded in Stuttgart in 1993, the practice specialises in furniture, lighting and architectural installations in metal or plastic. The pair graduated from Adelaide University in 1988 (Korban in Arts, Flaubert in Architecture) and travelled overseas in 1990. Living in Stuttgart, Flaubert worked for the well-known German architect Günter Behnisch while Korban pursue...

Summary

Object No.

2003/199/1

Object Statement

Chaise longue, 'Membrane', metal, designed and made by Janos Korban / Stefanie Flaubert, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1998-2003

Physical Description

Hand formed from a hollow cylinder of open steel mesh which has been squashed together in the centre to provide a depression for a seat.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

550 mm

Width

940 mm

Depth

1800 mm

Production

Notes

Designed by Korban/Flaubert originally in 1998; this example made by Janos Korban at the team's Sydney studios in 2003.

History

Notes

Acquired new from the designers.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 2003

Acquisition Date

19 November 2003

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Membrane' chaise-longue by Korban/Flaubert 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 March 2019, <https://ma.as/342880>

Wikipedia

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