The Austrian manufacturer Wittmann is especially known for its high-quality upholstery furniture. In their Viennese showroom Wittmann presents from March 25, 2011 the result of a very special encounter: The new, highly sober seating furniture collection ‘Vienna’ designed by non other than Jean Nouvel. The cooperation started when Wittmann was commissioned to produce the seating furniture for Vienna’s new Sofitel.
Three layers of ram skin covered EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) strung with an ordinary tension belt – this is what the ‘Handy chair’ by the young corean designer and graduate from Hong-ik University of Wood working & Furniture design in Seoul Tak Euy sung is composed of.
‘Fedele’ is the new upholstery series designed by Victor Carrasco for the Spanish manufacturer Viccarbe. The monolithic pieces – the family consists of sofa, armchair and pouf – are made from a solid wooden structure covered with expanded polyuretane and polyester fiber.
The young Swedish label Massproductions, founded by the designers Chris Martin and Magnus Elebäck presented their novelties – for the first time the duo also realised some upholstered pieces – on a beautiful booth during this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair. We met Chris Martin for a short introduction. Enjoy!
The Antwerp based interior architect Steven Wittouck created this upholstered armchair for the young Belgian furniture label Moca. The figurative piece comes with or without armrests in fabric or leather.
Together with his companion Aleksej Iskos the Copenhagen based designer Boris Berlin developed this new armchair made of moulded felt for the Swedish manufacturer Blå Station. We met him at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair and talked about the piece and the design approach it is based on. Enjoy!
Finn Juhl meets FurnID: 'Frost' by the Danish designers FurnID for Stouby
The manufacturer Stouby is one of these numberless old-established, family-run furniture companies you can find in the Danish provincial backwater. Founded in 1902 Stouby has always been specialised in upholstered furniture. Have a look at Stouby’s novelties, presented at the Stockholm Furniture Fair for the first time.
This simple but formally elaborate lounge chair for the French manufacturer Ligne Roset was created by the Paris based designer François Azambourg. ‘Grillage’ consists of tabular steel base and a seating made from elegantly folded expanded sheet metal. The overlapping grid creates a beautiful spacial structure and moiré pattern.
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