Lilium Bench / 845 eur
Designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group
Lilium bench is not just a versatile bench but also doubles as a lounge table. Based on the same design premises as the rest of the series, Lilium bench is both light and sturdy with its X-shaped frame in stainless steel and tabletop in teak planks placed lengthwise for a slender expression – just like the dining table.
- Teak / Stainless Steel
WxDxH: 136x39,5x45 cm / Seat H: 45 cm
Item no. 1420072
- WxDxH: 44x50x140 cm
Weight: 9 kg
- Material and care
Proper usage and maintenance
Proper usage and maintenance is vital for getting the most out of the valuable resources we have. Our designs are made to last for generations, but just like everything else, they need a little care to get there.
Teak is commonly found in Southeast Asia, Central and South America. Our FSC-certified Teak comes from Central America, Brazil and Indonesia, while our non-certified Teak comes from plantations in Southeast Asia and Trinidad; managed to sustain a renewable and reliable supply of wood.
Teak is a heavy, hard and sturdy type of wood. The high content of natural oils makes it highly weather and rot resistant and is therefore a good choice for outdoor furniture.
Do a general cleaning when needed with a suitable wood cleaner and soft bristle brush. Rinse afterwards with clear water and let it dry. Note: Wipe off tables, benches and chairs after dinner and such with a dry cloth.
As the wood is untreated, the surface will patinate over time and eventually turn into a beautiful silvery grey colour. If you wish to preserve or intensify the original honey-golden colour, use a suitable furniture oil on a regular basis. No matter what you choose, the wood will be resistant to everyday wind and weather thanks to the high content of natural oils.
During winter we advise you to store the furniture in an unheated room such as a garage or cellar.
The wood has been dried for outdoor use. Hence, if you wish to use the furniture indoors it may need to be re-tightened once in a while.
Stainless steel is a timeless and long-lasting material with a superb corrosion resistance – easy to maintain. The material strength enables designs with thin profiles and various forms and patterns. That makes it perfect for outdoor design in all kinds of wind and weather.
Use soapy water and wipe with a dry cloth. Stainless steel needs only to be cleaned for aesthetic considerations and to preserve corrosion resistance.
The steel might tarnish a little when used outdoors for a long time. You can freshen it up by using a polish such as Gleerustol metal polish which will easily remove the tarnish and protect the steel in the future.
When using special care products you should avoid all contact with wood in order not to damaging the surface. Do not use any kind of products containing chlorine as this will damage the surface and make it vulnerable to corrosion.
The product is functional in all types of wind and weather, all year round. However, during wintertime, it is advisable to store the furniture in an unheated room such as a garage or cellar.
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About the designer / BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group
BIG is a Copenhagen, New York, London, and Barcelona based group of architects, designers, urbanists, landscape professionals, interior and product designers, researchers, and inventors. The studio is currently involved in a large number of projects throughout Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East.
BIG was established by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, who is an unconventional architect and communicator, who twists the sometimes rigid dogmas of modernism, adding creative thinking, fertile imagination and a pragmatic approach.
BIG's architecture emerges out of a careful analysis of how contemporary life constantly evolves and changes due to the influence of multicultural exchange, global economical flows, and communication technologies. BIG’s design vision carries through from the big picture to the small details. By combining strong conceptual narratives with a keen eye for detail, fit and finish, the studio ensures that products can live in any interior environment and improve the way we live, work and play.