seoul-based 1/plinth studio creates the louver series with eight types of furniture that utilize existing industrial materials through a unique perspective. made of aluminum louver and aluminum extrusion frames, the cabinet, shelf, desk, table, low table, chair, stool, and bench highlight the materials’ raw aesthetics and refined roughness. founded in 2017 by woojin park and donghyun sohn, 1/plinth studio focuses on creating objects that break the boundaries between industrial products and art. the louver series is developed around an architectural element, aluminum louver, which comprises a set of angled slats or flat strips fixed or hung at regular intervals and can be found in buildings, engineering equipment, or vehicles around us. manufactured in various sizes and shapes through existing molds, the material can be easily modified, enabling the final product’s size and structure to match the user’s demands. the basic structure of the louver furniture is built with an aluminum frame system that allows versatility, and can be extruded through various molds and trimmed to the desired length. furthermore, the frame does not need to be welded and can be assembled in an array of ...