‘Fishbone’ tables by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso
A herringbone motif in cast acrylic is the origin of the name for Patricia Urquiola’s new tables for Italian brand Moroso. ‘Fishbone’ features three distinct patterns; the malleable pallette of the cast acrylic gave Urquiola the freedom to create patterns that imitate natural materials such as horn, mother-of-pearl, marble and tortoise shell.
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…)
Design Post showroom during Orgatec 2012
Join us on our photographic journey through the Design Post Köln showroom, captured by Architonic during this year’s edition of the Orgatec fair. Featuring more than hundred images from some of the leading design brands such as; Acoustic pearls, Andreu World, Aqua Creations, Arco, Arper, Bolon Ab, Bulo, Carpet Sign, Danskina, Extremis, Gelderland, Kasthall, Kvadrat, Lammhults, Lema, Licht Im Raum, Linteloo, Magis, MID, Montana, Montis, Moooi, Moroso, Navigram, Nimbus, Nya Nordiska, Pastoe, Prandina, Proof, Spectrum, trizo21 and Van Besouw, we focused not only on the products, but also on their setting and context. Enjoy!
> to Architonic’s tour of Design Post during Orgatec 2012
‘Byobu’ table by Nendo for Moroso
Known for their minimalist, pared down aesthetics, Oki Sato’s much-acclaimed Tokyo-based practice Nendo has realised this collection of geometrical glass tables for the Italian manufacturer Moroso. Inspired, and named after the traditional Japanese screen, ‘Byobu’ comprises one circular and one rectangular model, each of which is composed of a translucent glass tabletop supported by an asymmetrical frame in either black or white finish. (more…)
'Coat' chair by Sebastian Herkner for Moroso
The gradient pattern on the covering of the new Coat chair is a sophisticated play with shadow and optical illusion. The chair seems to grow out of itS base and the changing color underlines that the backrest is widening up towards the top.
'Stitched' chair by Tord Boontje for Moroso
Inspired by his long-time interest in sewing and embroidery, the award-winning Dutch designer and RCA professor Tord Boontje has unveiled his latest collection of plywood furniture which he created for the Italian manufacturer Moroso. Consisting of three pieces: a chair, trangular table and multifaceted pendant lights, the series is characterised by the simple cross-stitch detailing which connects each of the designs while giving ’an almost tribal or folk character to the pieces.’ (more…)
'Biknit' chaise longue by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso
It is a collaboration that has been going on for many years between the Spanish born and Milan based designer Patricia Urquiola and the Italian manufacturer Moroso. At this year’s Salone del Mobile they presented their most recent output: ‘Biknit’ is a series of upholstery furniture based on a simple, solid wooden base combined with an oversized knitted covering.
'Free flow' by Gordon Guillaumier for Moroso
‘Free flow’ is a new modular upholstered seating system the Malta born and Milan based designer Gordon Guillaumier created for the Italian manufacturer Moroso. Designed for large spaces the sofa’s composition is based on the idea of a flyover – it comprises two upholstered strips, one for the seat and one for the backrest. Depending on how it is used, these strips can criss-cross each other to create an interplaying form, and at the same time, it also allows for back-to-back seating.