The fundamental concept behind the Alcove Sofa is that more than just a piece of furniture should be a sofa. This is especially true for the Alcove Highback Sofa, the side and back panels of which reach extraordinary height. When someone sits on the Alcove Highback they are in a secluded room. According to the Alcove Highback Sofa’s outstanding acoustic qualities and its visual screen feature, it creates a peaceful oasis particularly in spacious living spaces. This effect is even more pronounced when two sofas are positioned face to face, thus defining a space within a room.
With its exceptionally soft seat and backrest upholstery, and the high, adjustable side and back panels, Alcove Sofa provides the frame for such a cozy, healthy and secure environment, a place for relaxing isolation from the away from the hustle of life: two people can stretch and sit opposite each other, leaning back against the side walls, and the sofa also provides ample spa facilities if necessary. Alcove Sofa combines the contrasting qualities of a cozy, secluded relaxation area with an open invitation to come in and sit down.
The All Plastic Chair, conceived by Jasper Morrison, symbolic of classic wooden chairs when advancing this typology’s presence. The elegant chair combines excellent stability and comfort. The backrest is fixed to the frame with robust connectors to allow it to flex in response to the movements of the sitter. A variety of two-tone colours, the All Plastic Chair is ideal for indoor and outdoor use.
Originally the Amoebe was invented for Panton’s popular installation Visiona. It is a beautiful example of lounge furniture close-to – the-floor, and reflects the spirit of the early 1970s. The re-edition offers even greater comfort in bright colours, due to its lightweight backrest case.
Amoebe was designed by Verner Panton in 1970 for the popular Visiona installation, that included many iterations of this lounge piece. It is a beautiful example of lounge furniture close–, and reflects the spirit of the earliest 1970s. Amoebe Highback has a flexible backrest that curls over the head of the sitter, creating a sculptural canopy. Amoebe Highback thus creates a feeling of shelter and isolation especially in wide, open spaces.
In 2015 Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec created this chair and its family. A distinctive feature of the Belleville Armchair is the contrasting materials of the moulded furnace seat shell and the slender Black plastic case. The sleek armrests make up the curved structural structure and provide excellent comfort. The Belleville sleeve often has a plastic seat shell or leather or cloth cover.
A number of variations are available on the traditional bistro-table in the elegant Belleville table by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. The smaller bistro tables are available in various types, with round or square tops and are ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. The Belleville Table also comes in different widths and lengths with a rectangular rim.
Ronan’s and Erwan Buroullec’s chair at Belleville owes its unique character to the seat shell material: a thin layer of padding cloth version originates a relaxed feeling of homeland. The slender legs and backrest of the chair are made from a black plastical background. Also available in an elegant, forward sloped armrests is the Belleville Chair
During Belleville Table creation, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have specified two versions in varying dimensions and materials for specific use as private dining tables. The Belleville Table has a distinctive aura of elegance with table tops made of natural or dark oak smoked in the wood or American walnut. The table family also contains other variants which, based on the choice of materials, are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Preferably suitable for entrance lobbies and other areas where people are able to find a temporary spot, comes the upholstered Bench. True to his’ totally normal’ design philosophy, Jasper Morrison designed an unobtrusive, functional object which nonetheless prevents anonymity. Bench is leather upholstered and comes in a number of colors and three different sizes.
Alongside the Soft Shell Chair, the Bistro Tables were developed and feature the same star foundation. The table can be paired with several different styles of seats, due to its discreet design. Also suited for outdoor use is the table edition featuring a table top constructed from solid-core material.
Bovist is an all in one decorative cushion base, stool, and ottoman. Its distinctive form and high level of seating comfort are attributed to the significant number of lateral strips taken in and the filling of small plastic balls. Large parts of the embroidery offer the cover, which consists of various colored fabrics, a special charm and a knitted thread handle for moving Bovist to different locations in the apartment.
Citi Armchair is one of Prouvi’s earliest masterpieces, modeled for a contest to furnish Nancy’s citi universitaire halls of residence. With its elegant style, its signature coated sheet steel rockers, and wide leather arm support belts, Prouvi himself used this armchair in his house’s living room.
Around 1950 Jean Prouvi designed many variants of the Compas table, based the concept on the structural concepts he is known for. The slim, elegantly splayed legs are typical to all of them, bringing to mind the hinged arms of a compass le compas’ in French. Compas Direction is provided an individual touch by the oiled solid wood table top. The Desk is suitable for the contemporary, mostly paperless home office with its compact dimensions.
Originally, for a restaurant in Denmark, Verner Panton designed the Cone Chair. It is inspired by the classic geometric figure it is named after. The covered shell covers the back and armrests and provides an extremely supportive sleeve with a soft seat coil and is supported on an elegant swivel base of stainless stainless steel. The accompanying Cone Stool is the perfect companion as a stool or Ottoman for the Cone Chair.
Originally designed for a Danish restaurant the Cone Chair by Verner Panton. It is formed by the classic geometric figure it is named after. The rear and armrests of the padded shell build an extremely comfortable collar, along with the soft coil for the satin, which is placed on an elegant crucial base of steel. The Cone Stool matching mechanism makes the Cone Chair a good companion as a stool or Ottoman.
The Cork Family is the three little friends, strongly built, strong, person in character and lovable in appearance. The three separate brothers profit from the beneficial properties of the natural element, whether as side-tables or as stools: cork. It is fairly thin, extremely strong and has a good soft feel.
George Nelson’s clocks reflect the joie de vivre of the 1950s, with the variety of materials used and their sculptural forms. His table clocks remain a refreshing contrast to traditional timekeepers to this day. The Vitra Design Museum presents a re-edition-in a true-to – the-original version-of the designs so coveted by collectors. Vitra Design Museum collection.
Charles and Ray Eames expanded the Eames House’s internal collage of various items brought back from their long journeys. Obviously one of their most cherished American folk art items, the image of a black wooden bird has stood in the middle of their living room for over fifty years. In many of the images of the Eameses often seen as an accessory.
Hella Jongerius’s East River Chair is a stunning small sleeve with a diverse variety of materials including wood, metal and leather. There is no purely esthetic intent in the carefully chosen paint and material mix: the realistic leather covers protect the brackets from dirt and use, with the thicker padding of the seat coil offering the optimal lumbar stand.
Prouvi designed the EM Table for the Maison Tropique project at the beginning of the 1950s. The table follows the aesthetic appeal of necessity with every single detail regulated by its construction. It shows the vectors of force and the static relations in a manner usually only common in civil engineering works.
A single architectural entity with a comfy seating surface and backrest, the Fauteuil de Salon connects simple planes. The jacket was rediscovered in the French designer Jean Prouve’s collection with a modern palette of colours. The Fauteuil de Salon can be best paired with other items in the Prouve series, using oiled, sturdy wooden armrests and the designer’s characteristic structural aesthetics.
A single architectural entity with a comfy seating surface and backrest, the Fauteuil Direction chair connects simple planes. It can be best paired with the Compas Direction desk. French designer Jean Prouve is known for exemplifying a constructive aesthetic and created this collection with a modern palette of colours.
Grand Relax is a comfortable lounge chair that combines outstanding comfort and compact dimensions with an elegant classic style. The operator sinks in the soft coil when seated, and the chair lies inside the sitting area thanks to a built-in and adjustable synchronized mechanism. In any place the backrest can be closed. The external backrest is wrapped in embossed split leder that forms a shield that protects the user and sets out the lounge chair contours. Grand Relax looks lightweight as well as welcoming. The lounge chair can be rotated by 360 ° on an elegant four-star aluminum basis. A matching ottoman or additional seating option is available for foot rest.
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Grand Repos and Repos serve in the classic lounge chair heritage but have further evolved this idea to achieve a new level. With their ample padding and constantly customizable sitting positions, these chairs meet nearly all specifications for convenient, relaxing seating.
Jean Prouvi turned his focus gradually towards wood as a resource in the earlier 1940s. Throughout the case of the coffee table Guiridon Bas a robust top is set on three strong oak feet. In a folded sheet metal structure the elements are linked to each other. This re-edition is also available in impregnated dark oak and refers to a tropical wood variant of the period named Table Africaine.
Not only does HeadLine offer optimum support in the lumbar region, but it also addresses sensitive areas typically overlooked from the shoulders, neck and head. It fulfills the ergonomic demands of modern office work in this way. The head and spine are ideally positioned in an upright sitting position. But when the sitter sits back, most traditional office chairs don’t offer adequate support, resulting in neck and shoulders pressure and stress.
With its obvious and equally obvious form, Hocker reflects essential aspects of Herzog & de Meuron’s theoretical style of work. It represents part of a series of alternate objects and installations which accompany as separate projects the architectural design work of the Basel architects.
A main theme in Maarten Van Severen’s oeuvre is furniture storage, whether it be cabinets, cupboards or sideboards. Kast’s concept, which Van Severen has been working on in the last few months of his life, can be regarded as the personification of his subject exploration. Kast is a structurally modular storage unit, whose base version is a sideboard. A shelf / wall cupboard combination emerges, augmented by two simple wooden crates and a further basic panel. For the sliding doors, Van Severen paid special attention to the paint, which not only highlights Kast’s sleek and almost classical proportions, but also gives it a new and positive look.
Charles and Ray Eames created La Chaise in 1948 for a contest inspired by Floating Figure, a sculpture by Gaston Lachaise, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. It is this confident seating sculpture’s exquisite beauty that allows for any number of sitting and reclining positions, which is so very attractive. It’s long known itself as an Organic Design symbol.
The all-aluminium chair’s simple structure contains of two parts. Firstly, a pair of U-shaped profiles linked by welded crossbeams form a self-supporting frame and act as legs and low armrests at the same time. This base supports a seat shell, which makes perfect use of the possibilities of the material: the 91 punched holes not only guarantee the comfortable shell’s modest weight and strength, but also give the elegant Landi its trademark look. The Landi Chair is lightweight, stackable, durable and weather-resistant. Technological creativity, optimum material use, elegant shapes and understated elegance are the elements that made the Landi Chair a classic over the years, which looks as fresh and vital today as ever.
The Leather Side Tables have a high-quality, durable split leather covering. The leather coverings, which are precisely made with decorative edges, give these side tables a rich, warm look and a friendly touch feel. The visual value of these sophisticated tables lies in the contrast between the flat, planar table tops and the plinth-like volumetric bases. The Leather Side Tables are available in nero or chocolate colors and in small or medium sizes, with cover.
The Mariposa Sofa shines an enticing atmosphere of comfortable luxury and still, thanks to its balanced proportions, retains a subtly understated look. On the one hand, the sofa owes its exceptional comfort to the wonderfully soft upholstery which fully surrounds the sitter and prevents any hard structural elements from coming into contact. At the other hand, an innovative adjustment function allows the side and backrest components to be tilt separately for different sitting or reclining positions.
MedaSlim is a sturdy universal chair offering excellent comfort for travelers. The stylish and elegant chair can be used for longer periods of time, wherever convenient seating is needed. The versatile backrest assembly, seat and front legs are moulded into one piece and conform to the movement of the user’s body. The style ensures relaxed sitting over long periods, in combination with the breathable netweave fabric.
The Metal Side Tables belong to the group of furniture that is not at the center of interest, but is important for completing an interior. They serve a number of precious purposes as small, and very unobtrusive side tables. The thin table tops and the plinth-like bases voluminous shapes create an attractive contrast.
A decorative piece, slightly symbolic of primeval stone or wooden artifacts, is Monopod by Jasper Morrison. The Monopod stands sturdily, tapering to a wedge-shaped backrest with an elegant curve. As a small guest armchair, the Monopod is a match for sofas and larger armchairs, which can be found in lounges which reception areas due to its solidity in public areas. The armchair’s construction, with its plastic shell upholstered inside, ensures that even if used for longer periods, the Monopod maintains its exact shape, and is very comfortable.
Though at first glance MVS looks like a decorative piece, you realize just how comfortable it is when you use it. The fluffy, flexible upholstery suits the contours of the body, making it a recliner which is extremely comfortable. The frame construction makes moving from a sitting position to a lying position simple.
Isamu Noguchi has turned the biomorphic esthetics of his sculptures into a piece of furnishing with characteristic organic shapes when he designed the coffee table. Noguchi possibly saw the table as his best furniture design for this purpose. Two stylish wooden legs, available in black ash, clove or walnut. It is positioned at a appropriate angle to give the heavy glass top stability and support.
The Dining Table at Noguchi is one of the most elegant dining tables constructed in the 20th century. A variant on the Rocking Stool concept by Noguchi, the table resembles the central supporting base made of chromed rods by this latter. The ring-shaped cast iron foundation provides weighty support with a light aesthetic. Vitra Design Museum collection.
The Organic Chair is a comfortable small reading chair and was made in 1940 as a contribution to the New York MoMA’s Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition. Formally speaking it was ahead of its time, but owing to the lack of manufacturing techniques, never went into series production. It was not until after 1950 that it became possible to manufacture larger quantities of organically shaped seat shells and market them. The first were chairs such as Eames’ famous Plastic Armchair or Saarinen’s Tulip Chair. Collection Vitra Design Museum.
Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen designed the Organic Chair in many iterations for a number of different seating positions for the contest Organic Design in Home Furnishings. The Organic Highback has an extended backrest with a moulded neck support which makes it a comfortable lounging or reading armchair. The measurements of the armrests and seat surface, which are wider and longer than the Organic Chair, also contribute to the highback version’s seating comfort.
The Panton Chair is traditional of furniture design. Verner Panton invented it back in 1960, and he produced a version, together with Vitra, that was ready for series production (1967). This was pure plastic chair, the very first single mold. The Panton Chair has experienced several phases of development since its arrival on the market. Thanks to its cantilever foundation, versatile materials and design which is shaped for the human body, the chair provides great sitting comfort. Its geometric shape means it looks fine in its own right or grouped together.It can be applied outdoors and indoors. The Panton Chair has received multiple design awards worldwide and owes thanks to the collections of several museums of renown. Its expressive nature makes it a true architecture symbol of the 20th century.
The Panton Chair is popular of furniture design. Verner Panton invented it back in 1960, and he produced a version, together with Vitra, that was ready for series production (1967). This was pure plastic chair, the very first single mold. The Panton Chair has undergone several phases of development since its arrival on the market. Thanks to its cantilever foundation, versatile materials and design which is shaped for the human body, the chair offers great sitting comfort. Its sculptural shape means it looks fine in its own right or grouped together.It can be applied outdoors and indoors. The Panton Chair has received multiple design awards worldwide and owes thanks to the collections of several museums of renown. Its expressive nature makes it a true architecture symbol of the 20th century.
The Panton Chair has always been child favourite. Not only do they like its vivid, happy colors and gentle curves, but they also like the fact that playing with it is as enjoyable as sitting on. Verner Panton started to entertain the concept of creating a child-size version of the chair along with Vitra soon after its launch.
The Plate Coffee Tables have a classical form and perfectly balanced dimensions, quite in keeping with Jasper Morrison’s theory of supernormal design. With its experienced interplay of soft roundings and correctly spaced edges, the style excites. The polished base frame and the thin table top complement each other beautifully and yet are distinctly distinct.
In Dutch, Polder relates to the artificial land recovered from the sea using dykes and canals for drainage. The Polder Sofa’s body is just as low-lying, as flat, and puts just as much focus on horizontally. Hella Jongerius selected five color combinations and fabric values carefully chosen for it, emphasizing them with high-tech threads and large buttons made of natural materials.
Made for the house in Tropique, the Potence wall lamp is considered one of the purist masterpieces of Jean Prouve. The long swing arm wall light is made from powder-coated tubular steel with a beechwood handle, reduced to the essentials “a light bulb and a pivoting wall brace ” A cord dimmer powers the lamp, and it comes fitted with a light bulb.
The rounded shape of the top and base of the occasional table makes it an elegant stylish feature inside any environment. It adjusts to a wide range of needs and conditions with its constantly adjustable height: in its lowest position, it can be used as a side table next to an armchair or sofa and as a serving table or a lightweight work surface at the highest level. The elegant aluminum tulip base guarantees stability, and a sturdy carrying handle is attached to the table top in the same material. The Rise Table’s powder-coated surfaces are durable and easy to clean.
Rookie is a lightweight, agile and attractively simple chair with office standards â €. With a small number of changes, it provides high degree of instant comfort. All about versatility and transition is inexperienced. The esthetic nature symbolizes the exciting moment when something new starts, but everything is in the air. Equally suited to students or to a large number of workers, Rookie is designed for environments that facilitate development and sharing of ideas.’ Konstantin Grcic. Constantine Grcic. Rookie’s seat and backrest can be changed in height.Certain ergonomic characteristics are built into Rookie’s structural design, besides these traditional functions of a job chair: the backrest twists slightly when pressure is applied and the front edge of the chair is oddly folding.
This expansive armchair was built by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec using an absolutely solid, accurately formed knit spread over the metal frame like a fitted stocking. The Slow Chair blends comfortable comfort with ergonomic support thanks to the knit sling cover, which is further supported with thin seat and back cushions. The transparent sling cover substitutes for the thick cushions of traditional armchairs, resulting in a lightweight but comfortably proportioned style. The Slow Chair’s relaxed presence is equally attractive in the living room or winter garden, while providing unrestrained comfort in the seating.
Few workplace structures and working practices have been undergoing such a radical transformation since computers have been introduced. Public spaces are transforming into workspaces, and people can now function in lobbies, cafés, airports or even parks via connectivity technologies. To this end, the revolutionary Soft Work seating system, unified by experience from home, office and the public sector, was developed and developed by Vitra and the designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. Soft Work has built a method in which table workstations are spread around the landscape in a sitting setting rather than constructing a working atmosphere centered on tables with peripheral sofas. Soft Work presents both individuals and teams with a multifaceted forum. Apart from ergonomic seating options, comfortable table surfaces, power outlets and loading stations are also provided for users.
The Softshell Chair offers a level of comfort with its shell-shaped construction that you can only understand when you actually sit on it: vertical structural components under the cover conform to the back of the user, allowing the individual freedom of movement as well as superb seating comfort, even over long periods of time. The smooth contours with smooth padding all around and an appealing look and feel give the chair both a relaxing, welcoming impression and a cosy character. This obviously offers a especially exciting contrast when the Softshell Chair is used in public areas.Four legged and four-star base models can be used in offices as a visitor’s or conference chair. At the same time these models can also be used on gliders at restaurant and home dining tables.
The Side Chair of Softshell provides extremely comfortable seats and compact dimensions, whose gentle contours are defined by its soft tapered design: vertical straps covered in the top part of the backrest provide stability and substantial freedom of movement, and exceptional comfort even for prolonged periods of session. The four-legged foundation of the Softshell side chair is constructed from durable plastic, which highlights the relaxed height of the design. The Softshell Chair and the Softshell Chair, identical in design, can be paired perfectly at the same table. All chairs come in a wide variety of colors with the same flexible fabric set or leather coverings.
Chairs get the most pressure on their back legs, where they support the weight of the upper body of their consumer. In Typical Chair Prouvi took this into consideration very accurately. Tubular steel piping is adequate for the front legs to bear very little strain, while the back legs are made of large hollow parts and transfer the strain to the floor.
In his own studio in Nancy the engineer and artist Jean Prouv © made his works. It made the implementation of customer requests and product modifications simple. Therefore over the years a lot of variations have been produced in Prouv © s most popular designs. In this case Chair Standard, which has been assembled in various iterations of various interior design ventures. The chair has a tapered seat and backrest in one of these models, Standard SR (si as rembourr ©).The layout of Standard SR demonstrates the static loads of Prouv ©: while for the front legs, the slim steel tubing holds a fairly light load, the rear legs are shaped by voluminous hollow parts. The standard SR demonstrates the statical weights in operation. In order to improve seating comfort, the lightly padded panel is carefully incorporated into the structure of Regular SR. A wide range of colors are provided for the fabric covering, and the chair base is provided with many hues. The Standard version with a wooden seat and backrest or standard SP model with seat and backrest in durable plastic are available.
Within a single entity with its step-like platforms, Stool-Tool unites chair and table. This enables numerous sitting positions and directions and can be used for a small work surface or storage as a desk-like backrest. These multifunctional options make Stool-Tool an office equipment that adds value to any working room. Stool-Tool may be found in different contexts, ranging from public spaces to small office settings, from labs and meeting rooms to corners and niches that have not been found otherwise. Constantine Grcic planned.
Also available coils in cloth or in leather for indoor use and covers in polyurethane for outdoor in polyurethane.
The Suita Sofa is entering a new step in the Vitra-Antonio Citterio relationship that started in 1985. They developed a new, timeless and stylish sofa set for the living room in the signature style of Citterio for the very first time. Suita is a collaborative development between Vitra and Citterio, founded in 1950, and serves to add a system which includes both sofas and chairs, both subtly combining Italian flair for lightness and elegant workmanship with Swiss industrial quality and accuracy.
For Tabouret’s design, Haut Jean Prouve drew on a typical style of bar stool that is still widely used today: the round seat disc that rests on top of four long, canted legs. A ring is placed from the floor inside the legs at about a third of their height, which increases the construction’s rigidity and also acts as a supportive footrest. The definition of this classic style by Prouvi is characterized by its simple, unpretentious nature, concise structure and harmonious proportions.
Tip Ton describes a whole new type of chair: the durable plastic chair with forward-tilt action. The name refers to the dual sitting positions from a standard position offered by the chair Ã, Tip Ton can be turned a few degrees forward while the chair stays in place. The forward-tilt posture, which has until now been the protection of mechanical office chairs, straightens the pelvis and spine and thereby increases circulation to the abdominal and back muscles. Tip Ton is made of polypropylene and produced without any mechanical parts from one single mould. This makes the chair highly robust and recyclable at 100 per cent. Tip Ton can stack up to four chairs high and is available in eight different colours.
Both indoors and outdoors, Tom Vac’s elegant and supportive plastic seat shell provides a high degree of comfort. Special additions to the plastic shell avoid bleaching in the sun and a powder-coated base ensures it can also be used in a patio or in the garden. It is also useful in situations where a number of chairs are needed, since it can be stacked.
Trapise was originally planned for the Citi Universitaire at Antony, much like the Antony Chair. The name refers to the two uniquely formed legs of the table made from sheet steel. Together with the large edges beveled outward from the tabletop, they underline the solid appearance solidity of the building.
Types from the plant world serve as inspiration for the current Vegetal chair of Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, just as they did for Algues. Its plant-like structure made of colored polyamide goes all the way to the limits of the technologically feasible, and the six colors (unusual for plastic chairs) emphasize the relation with nature. The vegetable stacks and is ideal for use indoors or outdoors.
Frank Gehry is renowned for the use of unconventional materials. With his Simple Edges furniture he managed to give such an ordinary material as cardboard a new aesthetic dimension. Considering their remarkably simple appearance, the Easy Edges are nevertheless designed with the care of an architect and are extremely robust and robust. Having given them a makeover from the color universe, Gehry has brought a new element to the Easy Edges-colourfulness.
For the Easy Edges furniture collection, Frank Gehry has given the cardboard, an everyday commodity, a new and unexpected artistic dimension. The parts in Easy Edges sets, while they look extremely basic, owe their reliability and structural integrity to the architectural nature of the designs. The Wiggle Stool is slightly reminiscent of typical African stools, and makes an appealing accent in any interior like those predecessors.
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