Made by French designer and Rotterdam-based Johan Viladrich, RB03 is a brutal assemblage of six standard aluminium profiles forming the fundamental structure of a bench and finished with light brushing and clear anodising. This composition is held together with tailor made rubber bands whose tension and elasticity contrast with the hard and static forms of the aluminium profiles.

The apparent simplicity of the bench—updated from the RB02 bench—is accentuated by the choice of finish: the material is displayed in its most archetypal form, shifting the focus from its stylisation (colour, texture) to its actual design which essentially resides in the connection system and the work of proportions.

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