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Thu 19.9.

‘Hive’ ottoman and tables by Atelier Oï for B&B Italia (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.09.2013 - Tagged as:

'Hive' ottoman and tables by Atelier Oï for B&B Italia

‘Hive’ ottoman and tables by Atelier Oï for B&B Italia

The design for Atelier Oï’s ‘Hive’ ottoman and tables for B&B Italia draws its inspiration from the hexagonal stones, in staggered heights, that make up Giant’s Causeway in Ireland.

 

 

The interlocking basalt columns of Giant’s Causeway in Ireland

The interlocking basalt columns of Giant’s Causeway in Ireland

“An ottoman to sit on, accompanied by smaller tables set around it. A piece that is apparently simple, yet reveals its significant complexity and represents a decidedly original solution.” says B&B Italia.

 

'Hive' ottoman and tables by Atelier Oï for B&B Italia

‘Hive’ ottoman and tables by Atelier Oï for B&B Italia

“It was created with an eye on ecology, because it is made by assembling small leather ‘leaves’ left over from the manufacturing process.”

 

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