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Mon 11.5.

‘Bidoun’ by Katrin Greiling for Traffic

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 11.05.2009 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Bidoun' inspired by traditional Arab seating

'Bidoun' inspired by traditional Arab seating

‘Bidoun’ by Katrin Greiling is a collection of upholstery furniture, created for the Bidoun Lounge during the ArtDubai 2009.

For this line the German/Swedish designer, who recently became Director of Industrial Design at Traffic, the 2007 founded art and design practice in Dubai, studied the lifestyle and traditions of nomadic Arabs and developed a new contemporary interpretation of the original Arab seating.

'Bidoun' by Katrin Greiling

'Bidoun' by Katrin Greiling

Details like the cord are inspired by the Bedouin tent, the variation of upholstery fabrics is chosen to reflect the random availability of patterns and is a symbol for traveling and the different cultural influences in Middle East.

The upholstery fabrics are by Kvadrat and Maharam

The upholstery fabrics are by Kvadrat and Maharam

‘Bidoun’ is the first collection developed by Traffic and will be part of a contemporary line inspired by the Middle East.

'Bidoun' was created for the 'Bidoun Loung'at ArtPark during the ArtDubai 2009

'Bidoun' was created for the 'Bidoun Loung'at ArtPark during the ArtDubai 2009

more products by Katrin Greiling @ Architonic

more Kvadrat products @ Architonic

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