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Dirk Marwig’s Gap-Chair No.6 (Fir wood from a container with plexi-glass, height: 105cm, width: 42.2cm, depth: 76.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Gap-Chair 6 crop

Yet another Gap-Chair where the seat part is not directly connected to the seat back, this time constructed with wood rests from a renovation container and with plexi-glass which was also found in a bin. I designed this version with

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Dirk Marwig’s “Gap-Chair” No.5 (Reclaimed scaffolding wood with white oil wash and wood glue, 92cm high, 40cm wide, 74.5cm deep; seat height: 46.5cm, seat depth: 44cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Gap-Chair 5 various angles (1)

Note: Throughout ‘chair design history’ no wooden chairs where the seatback is Not directly attached to the seat have been designed or produced. The only ones that exist are my 5 “Gap Chairs”. *I took old scaffolding wood from a

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Z-Hop coffee table (Aged and stained fir with custom cut glass top, 46.5cm height x 43.3cm length x 32cm depth, Dirk Marwig 2009)

Z-Hop Coffee Table with Bloodwood Bracelet

I wonder why I never took a photo of this very cool coffee table. Unfortunately there are many, many pieces of mine that have no documentation at all because I was too lazy to take the photos. I always thought

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New Tall Light Object (Plywood construction with cable ties, LED’s and high pigment lacquer, 274cm x 27cm x 26.4cm, Dirk Marwig 2016)

new-light-object-dec-2016

This new plywood light object is only held together with the help of many cable ties from the inside and out. No glue or screws were used. Despite the height (274 cm or 9 feet) and because of it’s architecture

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Bench (Reclaimed fir with construction plywood and coloured plywood inlay, oil stain and wax, 43.3cm high, 136.5cm long, 52cm deep, Dirk Marwig 2016)

Bench A

Ever since I’ve stopped smoking I’ve been making more ‘practical’ or ‘useful’ things than ever before within a short time-span (chairs, lamps and now out of all things a “bench”) -I don’t know if this is good (it certainly is

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Anisotropic (Plywood and plexiglass construction with LED lights, cable ties and remote ctrl., 182.5cm x 49cm x 4cm (base: 36cm x 41cm) Dirk Marwig 2016)

Anisotropic A+B

Anisotropy is the property of being directionally dependent. An example of anisotropy is the light coming through a polarizer. Another is wood, which is easier to split along its grain than against it. In physics cosmic anisotropy has been seen

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LAMP Dirk Marwig 2015 (Plywood, plexiglass and cable tie construction with LED lights and dimmer, 69cm x 31cm x 17cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

LAMP Dirk Marwig 2015

I’m in the “making something useful for the house” mode and so after making 3 chairs I now finished a “lamp”. I only used plywood and plexiglass rest cuts that were in my studio.

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ZAP-GAP CHAIR -Various Angles- (Plywood with plexi-glass inlay and cable ties, 98.5cm x 63.5cm x 41cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

ZAP-GAP Various Angles New

Various angles of my GAP-ZAP chair.

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ZAP-GAP CHAIR (Plywood with plexi-glass inlay and cable ties, 98.5cm x 63.5cm x 41cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

ZAP-GAP A

A key MOMENT in ART or “DESIGN”! -The “ZAP-GAP” CHAIR is the only chair in the world EVER with this design and construction. You might not like it, but “IT” certainly is special(in a good way, of course!). My 4th

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ZAP-GAP CHAIR by Dirk Marwig (Plywood and Cable Tie Chair with plexi-glass inlay, deconstructed preview Nov. 28th 2015)

ZAP-GAP DECONSTRUCTED

I usually do not make furniture but this was a kind of test for me. In this preview pic you can see the deconstructed version of my new “ZAP-GAP”chair held together only with the help of 48 cable ties. Rock

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