Posts tagged as 'Paulo Mendes da Rocha'

'PMR' chaise longue by

'PMR' chaise longue by Paulo Mendes da Rocha for Objekto

It’s probably safe to say that the chaise longue isn’t an object-type that sits at the top of the list when it comes to its actual daily use. But, for some reason, it continues to attract the imagination of product designers. Perhaps it is due to its sculptural nature, echoing the form of the body; or because of its memorable exploration by such Modernists as Charlotte Perriand and Lily Reich.

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'PMR' chaise longue by Paulo Mendes da Rocha for Objekto

At any rate, Brazilian architect and designer Paulo Mendes da Rocha has created an extremely elegant, thin sheet-steel chaise longue, whose real beauty becomes apparent when it is viewed in profile: the piece turns into a highly graphic set of lines and a dot.

 

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'PMR' chaise longue by Paulo Mendes da Rocha for Objekto

'PMR' chaise longue by Paulo Mendes da Rocha for Objekto