Posts tagged as 'Patricia Urquiola'

Fri 5.4.

‘Fishbone’ tables by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.04.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Fishbone' tables by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso

‘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.

 

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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…)

‘Crossing’ table by Patricia Urquiola for Glas Italia

The acclaimed Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has recently collaborated with the Italian glass specialists Glas Italia on this vividly-coloured dining table design called ‘Crossing.’ Made of tempered transparent, extremely light glass, the asymmetric table is available in two sizes and in two different patterns. (more…)

Mon 15.8.

‘Comeback’ chair by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Comeback' chair by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell

The Spanish-born Milan-based designer and architect Patricia Urquiola has created this series of three chairs for the renown Italian manufacturer Kartell. A modern reinterpretation of the classic 18th-cantury Windsor chair, the glossy ‘Comeback’ features ‘a backrest consisting of seven “teeth” which spread out towards the lumbar region where they meet a reinforced hexagonal rim with slim shafts radiating down to join the seat’. The chair is available in three structural variations and a number of vivid colours. (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.

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New 'Nub' chair collection by Patricia Urquiola for Andreu World

Industrious Spanish designer and architect Patricia Urquiola has designed a new range of chairs for Andreu World that combine classic carpentry skills with resolutely modern elements. In a post-modern manner, expressively undulating wooden-dowelling seat backs are teamed with highly rational sleigh-leg and pedestal bases to create forms that invite a second, curious look.

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'Tears' modular coffee table by Patricia Urquiola

The Spanish manufacturer Viccarbe presented at this year’s Habitat Valenica a prototype of this modular coffee table by Patricia Urquiola. The table can be combined with four different tops and trays.

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'The Dwelling Lab' for Kvadrat and BM

Together with Giulio Ridolfi the Milan based designer Patricia Urquiola was assigned to create a conceptual installation for the Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat and the German carmaker BMW. The result of this fruitful collaboration are these huge cone-like structures that seem to be growing out of the car’s body.

The installation will be showcased during this year’s London Design Festival 22nd – 26th September 2010 at The Tramshed Event in the old disused electricity power station for the Shoreditch tram system. Beside ‘The Dwelling Lab’ there will be 25 exclusive international design brands exhibiting at this bold new venue.

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