Algues, by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec are plastic elements which can be linked and molded to create web-like sculptures. Resembling plants and organic forms, these can be used for anything from room dividers, lighting structures, transparent curtains or decorative pieces as is.
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec (b. 1971 and 1976) are brothers noted for their design work, which spans a wide range from tables and chairs to tableware, rugs, textile walls, office furniture, ceramics, art objects and urban projects. The Bouroullecs were awarded the Panerai London Design Medal award in 2014 and have permanent lighting designs installed at the Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre Pompidou and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris; Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago: Design Museum, London; and the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Algues was most notably installed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City as part of the exhibition titled Rough Cut: Design Takes a Sharp Edge in 2009.
White injection-molded polypropylene. Manufactured by Vitra. 25 pieces, each measures 12.25 x 10 inches, can cover approximately 10.7 square feet.