January 2022

Posts tagged as 'lounge chair'

Wed 29.7.

‘Series Z’ lounge chair by Roan Barrion (CA)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

'Series Z' lounge chair by Roan Barrion

‘Series Z’ lounge chair by Roan Barrion

The profile of Canadian designer Roan Barrion’s Series Z lounge chair is forged from a single length of undulating steel rod.



Wed 20.11.

‘Vik’ lounge chair by Arian Brekveld for Spectrum (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.11.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Vik' lounge chair by Arian Brekveld for Spectrum

‘Vik’ lounge chair by Arian Brekveld for Spectrum

An anonymous vintage armchair seen at a relative’s home and automobile seating inspired Arian Brekveld in the design of his ‘Vik’ lounge chair for the Netherlands’ Spectrum Meubelen.



Mon 15.7.

‘Stripe’ chair by Oliver Schick for Skandiform (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Stripe' Chair by Oliver Schick for Skandiform

‘Stripe’ Chair by Oliver Schick for Skandiform

Designer Oliver Schick’s first product design for Sweden’s Skandiform is a minimalist, lightly upholstered lounge chair that can gently rock.



Sun 19.8.

Cliclounger set Miami by Alexander Pelikan (D)

Posted by Susanne Fritz on 19.08.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

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.


For technical support contact Alfred Giolai Milan 2011: ‘Reversible’ chair by Nicola Stäubli (CH) at Salone Satellite