Sebastian Dominguez Enrich-Tekant Chair

At Design Interviews

Interview with Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : The idea of Tekant was to find how I could make a structure the main part of the chair, because most of the chair the main part is the part where you seat, and making a beautiful game of the structure and finding a feeling of lightness. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : I wanted to create a chair that was different of what i have see. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : My future plans for Tekant is to start selling it. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : Actually when I started to design Tekant I draw a lot of chair and creating prototype with metal wire, and finally a day before my deadline the final design appear in my head. and I think it was like 2 months .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : The concept of the structure becoming the main part of the chair was because I have to use Metal rods, so I search for inspiration in many things until I saw a book of structures. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : Right now I am producing it by myself and selling it, but I am open to talk to companies to make a larger production or selling it. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : I wanted to design a chair that you feel lightness when you seat on Tekant. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : No .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : My customer is the one that would appreciate the design and want to buy it. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : The sense of lightness for the human eyes and making you want to seat on Tekant .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : The name was influenced by the danish language with the word trekant, that means triangle, but then it evolve to Tekant. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : Sketching a lot of new chairs, 3d modeling and building the real one by myself by welding it and creating the upholstery. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : How I worked and build the structure of the chair. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : All the process of the design was made by me, from the concept to the product. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : The technology help to create the chair the easiest way possible. .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : It is influenced by a research in how structures in architecture work. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : The most difficult part was to produce the final product, becoming from something in paper a 3d model to a real product. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : When I was searching for competition of design and ways to enter in the real world of design after finishing my degree to start getting a name in design. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : I learn the importance of having an order to build objects, because if you take the time to analyse how the pieces connect it is going to be easier. .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Sebastian Dominguez Enrich : For any question feel free to contact me. .

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