Ein Hauch von neuer Sachlichkeit
von Fabian Peters | 10.05.2018
Quo vadis, Möbeldesign? Das verrät der diesjährige Salone del Mobile erst in Ansätzen. Eine Analyse in unserem Messerückblick.
Launching a new sofa by Damian Williamson has almost become a custom at every Salone as the designer chooses to focus on product as clearly explained in his statement: “..dependable and enduring.. a comfortable sofa with harmonious proportions that sits naturally at ease within a jovial atmosphere; this is the image I had in mind whilst developing Flamingo”. There is no need to be oversize: Flamingo is comfortable with restrained and wellbalanced proportions. The designer affirms to have focused on details: then the sofa linear quality is broken up by the distinctive ‘sweeping arc’ seam to at the front of the armrest, the aluminium alloy legs are slightly inset from the sides which communicate a sense of lightness, the padded parts feature established seating places, while the backrest and armrests are formed by one single piece of the same height, interrupted by cushions in different sizes. Williamson adds: “the formal language of the leg evokes a tactile sensation due to the softened front and upper surface, in contrast to the more distinctive inner chamfer. This important juxtaposition creates a visual tension and is one key characteristic of Flamingo’s identity.”
black painted aluminum alloy
feet. Steel frame. Elastic strips
suspension. Upholstery in
polyester fibre. Seat cushion
upholstered with graduated
polyester fibre. Removable
cover in fabric or leather. The
sofa can be equipped with
back and lumbar cushions
upholstered with goose
feathers - 100% pure material.