These sculptural pieces are made of a single extruded piece of aluminum. A large press can squeeze out up to ten thousand pounds of aluminum through its die (the opening that forms the shape of the profile desired).

Arch2o-Aluminium Extrusion Bench-Heatherwick Studio  (1)

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The aluminum starts raw and unpolished and undergoes a long sculpturing and polishing process until it reaches the desired shape, profile and feel.

Arch2o-Aluminium Extrusion Bench-Heatherwick Studio  (4)

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Since its first unveiling at Haunch of Venison exhibition, Thomas Heatherwick has been working on making the product suitable for contract.

Arch2o-Aluminium Extrusion Bench-Heatherwick Studio  (3)

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By Danya

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