Posts tagged as 'armchair'
Close-up of Patricia Urquiola’s ‘M.a.s.s.a.s.’ armchair for Moroso
‘M.a.s.s.a.s.’, an abbreviation from a rather curious while perhaps hinting amalgam of words: ‘Moroso, Asymmetric, Sofa, System, Adorably, Stitched’, is the latest collection of generously-sized sofas and armchairs developed by the acclaimed Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola. Manufactured by the Italian furniture specialists Moroso, the collection features a decorative, raised stitching which runs along the edges of the upholstered pieces. (more…)
‘Prince’ armchair by Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti
The Milanese architect and designer Rodolfo Dordoni has realised this 50s-inspired, upholstered armchair for the Italian furniture manufacturer Minotti. Supported by a die-cast aluminum base, the generously-sized, voluminous design features a curvilinear, padded shell and comes with an optional footstool. (more…)
‘Elysée’ armchairs by Pierre Paulin reissued by Ligne Roset
The French furniture manufacturer Ligne Roset has reissued this bold seating collection originally created by the late, much-acclaimed designer Pierre Paulin for the presidential Elysée Palace. Comprising an armchair, a footstool and a small settee model, ‘Elysée’ series has been reconstructed from Paulin’s plans using new materials such as multi-density polyurethane foam for increased comfort and durability. The range, which initially was developed in muted oatmeal shades, has now been released in vividly coloured wools and each of the models can also be upholstered in leather. (more…)
‘Lima’ armchair by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Tacchini; photo by Andrea Ferrari
The acclaimed, Stockholm-based design trio Claesson Koivisto Rune have recently collaborated with the Italian furniture brand Tacchini on this collection of large, upholstered sofas and armchairs called ‘Lima‘. Similarly to the ‘Montevideo‘ model, also designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune in 2008, ‘Lima’ features a generously-sized seat based atop delicate, thin-legged frame. The collection was unveiled in April during Milan’s Salone del Mobile fair. (more…)
'Reclining chair' by Robin Day reissued by twentytwentyone
Designed year after the breakthrough, 1951 Armchair for the Royal Festival Hall commissioned
on the occasion of the Festival of Britain, this modernist ‘Reclining chair’ by the acclaimed, late British designer Robin Day has been reissued by a London-based brand specialising in classic 20th and 21st century furniture, twentytwentyone. With its effortless, pared-down appearance and distinct, steel-rod legs, ’Reclining chair’ is, along with the now-ubiquitous 1963 stacking ’Polypropylene chair‘, one of Day’s most iconic designs.
Hommage á Sigurd Lewerentz, easychair by Mats Theselius for Källemo
The chair is made of the original copper plates of a church designed by Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz in 1962 at the age of 77.
The copper plates were being replaced during the renovation and during a visit with his intern, the designer Mats Theselius had the idea to reuse them for a chair which is inspired by Lewerentz’s church.
'Portique' armchair by Florent Coirier (FR)
Inspired by the form and function of garden swings, the French-Polish Paris-based designer Florent Coirier has created this metal-and-wood chair called ‘Portique.’ Created in collaboration with the local craftsmen from the Autonomous Port, Nantes/Saint-Nazaire, the design has been developed in materials frequently used in shipbuilding such as aluminium and nautical rope from which the chair’s solid oak seat is suspended. (more…)
'Airline_009' by Cory Grosser for Walt Disney Signature
A collaborative project of the Los Angeles-based product designer Cory Grosser and Walt Disney Signature, this elegant, solid walnut ‘Airline_009′ armchair and ottoman have been designed as a contemporary reinterpretation of the classic Streamline Moderne ‘Airline Chair’ which was first created and produced in limited quantities for Walt Disney’s animation studio in Burbank, California in 1934. (more…)