A Panel Discussion around the Aluminum Bench

Last month, Zahner unveiled the Aluminum Bench and accompanying app at Volume Gallery in Chicago. Present at the opening were its designer, Jonathan Olivares, its design-engineers and fabricators, Andrew Manto of ShopFloor and Paul Martin of A. Zahner Company.

In the video above, Ellen Hartwell Alderman of the Graham Foundation leads a discussion between the three innovative talents who realized the seating system generator: the designer of the Aluminum Bench, Jonathan Olivares; the Design Director at A. Zahner Company who was in charge of engineering and manufacturing the Aluminum Bench, Paul Martin; and the Design Engineer at ShopFloor who created the webapp for the Bench, Andrew Manto.

The app is set to launch to the public on August 17 2015, and is currently in a private beta test.

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