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Posts tagged as 'Jasper Morrison'

super normal: 'Bac' chair by Jasper Morrison for Cappellini

super normal: 'Bac' chair by Jasper Morrison for Cappellini

“Super normal” is normal
At times of crisis many manufacturers go back to basics, and the design principle of the “super normal” propagated by Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morisson has become the answer for products when times are hard. No more focus on elaborate experiments with design and form. The aim is no longer to be noticed whatever the cost – instead the objective is to become part of scene as unobtrusively as possible. Delicate new interpretations of the archetypical chair were to be seen in large numbers and are intended to ensure healthy sales figures without long development times. The reason for this trend is that the “super normal” (almost) always adapts itself to its surroundings, whether these are in private households at the kitchen and dining table or for commercial purposes such as the restaurant or waiting room…

Applied graphics: Cushion sofa by Front for Moroso

Cushion sofa by Front for Moroso

“Applied graphics”
“Applied graphics” as an eye-catcher for furniture were a prominent feature in Milan, for example the surprise effects in the designs of Front for Moroso. Draped covers or soft cushions are printed as photo-realistic graphics on furniture upholstery.

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Tue 21.4.

‘Trattoria Chair’ by Jasper Morrison for Magis

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 21.04.2009 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Trattoria Chair' by Jasper Morrison

'Trattoria Chair' by Jasper Morrison

Minimal as we know him – at this year´s Salone del Mobile in Milan the Italian manufacturer Magis will be presenting a new Jasper Morrison creation – the Trattoria Chair. The light and translucent backrest and seat is made of plastic and its corded surface adds stability to it with a minimal use of material.

The corded structure of the seat

The corded structure of the seat

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