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Moroso
Klara 478

Design: Patricia Urquiola

2010

Article no: 478
stylepark-id: 05.1894.10391

Klara 478

01 product description

Product description

Klara is a wooden armchair designed by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso. The design works on a simple, linear aesthetic that is harmonious in its curved yet essential shape. The use of wood emphasises its lightness and elegance.

The structure is both functional and decorative, and calls to mind the first serial productions of the early 20th century (not least) due to the use of woven cane, a hand-crafted technique in practice in Friuli a century ago.

For its production, Moroso decided to work with the Manzano chair-manufacturing district, both in recognition of a production area that has represented Italian excellence in the production and industrial processing of wooden chairs for over a century, and because Moroso has always considered fine Italian, and in this case local craft skills to be of great value.

The name Klara evokes a sense of tranquillity (Klare in German means clear, limpid, whilst the Spanish equivalent Clara communicates serenity). Thus this project also emphasises the importance of blending decorative art, craftsmanship and industrial design.

02 dimensions/weight


overall dimension  
width
940 mm
height
930 mm
Depth
950 mm
Height of armrests
560 mm
Seat dimensions  
Width of seat
620 mm
Height of seat
400 mm
Depth of seat
580 mm
Weight  
Weight
11 kg

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04 Tags

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