Posts tagged as 'upholstery'
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…)
‘Elysée’ armchairs by Pierre Paulin reissued by Ligne Roset
The French furniture manufacturer Ligne Roset has reissued this bold seating collection originally created by the late, much-acclaimed designer Pierre Paulin for the presidential Elysée Palace. Comprising an armchair, a footstool and a small settee model, ‘Elysée’ series has been reconstructed from Paulin’s plans using new materials such as multi-density polyurethane foam for increased comfort and durability. The range, which initially was developed in muted oatmeal shades, has now been released in vividly coloured wools and each of the models can also be upholstered in leather. (more…)
‘Bamby Chair’ by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for Marcel By
Award-winning designer and interior architect Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance has realised this quietly understated, well-proportioned chair for the recently-established French furniture brand called Marcel By. Unveiled earlier this year, ‘Bamby’ chair features a reduced, curved seat shell whose delicate form is juxtaposed with the angular, dynamic base developed in unstained solid wood. (more…)
'Loveless' school chair by Martin Hirth; photo courtesy of the designer
A young German designer Martin Hirth has developed this collection of four chairs composed of reclaimed school-chair frames and upholstered, quilted seats. Called ‘Loveless’, the series was showcased earlier this year as one of 28 products created by up-and-coming designers during imm cologne’s [D³] Contest. (more…)
'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…)
'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.
'Eleven' armchair by PearsonLloyd for Alias
The London based design studio PearsonLloyd designed this new upholstery series consisting of armchair, two and three-seater sofa for the Italian manufactruer Alias, shown at the Salone del Mobile for the first time. ‘Eleven’ is composed of slim legs in cast aluminium connected to a steel frame which supports the voluminous seat, back and armrest cushions. A restraint but beautiful detail is the stitching of the textile covering.
'Houdini' new upholstered version by Stefan Diez for e15
The German manufacturer e15 will showcase some new pieces of the plywood series by Stefan Diez at this year’s Milan Design Week: the ‘Houdini’ armchair in a new upholstered version and the lounge chair ‘Leo’ – based on the same, sophisticated construction principle as ‘Houdini’. Both pieces will be showcased at two locations: at the Salone del Mobile in Hall 20, stand E16 and at the e15 showroom in Via Tortona 31.