The Magis Chair one.
August 28th, 2019
Category: WB Jamieson
Author: Darren Seymour
How the Magis - Chair One is made
The Magis Chair one is a futuristic, forward looking piece of furniture, so it stands to reason that the manufacturing process for a piece of furniture such as this would look like something out of 2001: A Space odyssey or Alien. In fact, is that Ripley's power loader in the images?
Take a look below and watch the video on how this clean cut chair is created.
The Magis chair one is created by the method of Die casting. Die casting is a process in which molten Aluminium (this case) is forced into a steel mould under high pressure. The steel moulds which are known as dies, are fabricated to produce castings with intricate shapes in a manner that ensures both accuracy and repeat-ability.
The process consists of 5 basic steps:
Designed by Konstantin Grcic. The chair one and stool one utilise the die-casting method of manufacture to great effect, resulting in what many feel is an icon of furniture design.
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