Of course, he also cherishes the lack of control he has over the inflation process. “The form isn’t always exactly the same one we want to have, but that can be very positive for our product when you see a piece like Plopp,” he says. “All the small but important impacts on the material happen in the last production step, in the blowing up. We call it controlling the loss of control.” The inflated Chippensteel chair shown here is one of Zieta’s first prototypes of the piece.
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Of course, he also cherishes the lack of control he has over the inflation process. “The form isn’t always exactly the same one we want to have, but that can be very positive for our product when you see a piece like Plopp,” he says. “All the small but important impacts on the material happen in the last production step, in the blowing up. We call it controlling the loss of control.” The inflated Chippensteel chair shown here is one of Zieta’s first prototypes of the piece.