Posts tagged as 'lounge chair'
Clic Lounger Glass Basel, photo Frans Lossie
The Clic furniture by Alexander Pelikan works without classical joints – as the onomatopoetic name describes, the furniture can be snapped in with a locking mechanism. This enables the combination of materials with very different physical qualities, such as glas and wood.
‘Atelier Chair’ by EOOS for Walter Knoll
Gernot Bohmann, Harald Gründl and Martin Bergmann, aka the Viennese design practice EOOS have recently realised this pared-down, steel-and-leather armchair for the German upholstered furniture specialists, Walter Knoll. Called ‘Atelier Chair’, the elegant design features an adjustable headrest while the exposed tubular steel frame recalls the aesthetics of modernist designs associated with the Bauhaus. The chair was unveiled earlier in April during Milan’s Salone del Mobile. (more…)
Ilmari Tapiovaara's 'Kiki' range, reissued by Artek; photo by Tuomas Uusheimo
Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914 – 1999) was an acclaimed Finnish interior architect and furniture designer.
Now, exactly 52 years after ‘Kiki’ range has won him the gold prize at the Milan Triennale in 1960, the renowned furniture brand Artek is about to rerelease this beautifully reduced collection of upholstered, tubular steel furniture. The series, which Tapiovaara developed after having designed an initial, space-saving stackable chair intended for use in large spaces such as conference halls and auditorium, now also includes a two- and three-seater sofa and bench models; a side, sofa and standard-height table, as well as our favourite, a small but brilliantly vibrant tangerine stool.
'Simplissimo' collection by Jean Nouvel for Ligne Roset
The Parisian Pritzker-prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel has designed this ‘fitness-inspired’ series of smart, minimalist furniture for the renowned French manufacturer Ligne Roset. Aptly called ‘Simplissimo’, the pared-down collection consists of banquette, chaise longue, fireside chair, footstool and bench, all of which are made of soft, black upholstery, which ‘hugs the curves of the metal structure and deliberately allows gathers in the four corners, which contribute to the overall aesthetic of the model.’ (more…)
'Reversible' chair by Nicola Stäubli, photo by Michael Sieber
The educated architect (ETH) and Bern based designer Nicola Stäubli, alias ‘Nicola from Bern’, will present his newest project, the ‘Reversible’ chair at this year’s Salone Satellite at the Salone del Mobile.
The chair is composed of a pieces of tubular stainless steel. Due to different angles of the tubes’ bending it can be assembled into four different seats.
'artisanat du sud', side tables produced in Morocco, by Amandine Chhor & Aïssa Logerot, 2011
The Paris based designer duo Amandine Chhor and Aïssa Logerot realised these fantastic projects in cooperation with local associations and skilled workers from Cambodia and Morocco. ‘artisanat du sud’ is the newest series of furniture handcrafted by women from Akka oasis in Morocco. The tables tops are made from woven palm leaves.
'Grillage' by François Azambourg for Ligne Roset
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.
'The Nest' rattan Lounge chair by Per Brolund and Em Riem, produced by Cambodian Modern Rattan
WWF initiated the design and production of contemporary, sustainable rattan furniture together with Swedish designers, graduates from Lund University, in cooperation with local producing companies. The European Union funded programme focuses on sustainable production and processing of rattan in the Mekong region. The first results were exhibited during this year’s Ambiente Fair in Frankfurt.