A touch of new objectivity
by Fabian Peters | 5/10/2018
Quo vadis, furniture design? This year’s Salone del Mobile reveals a few ideas. An analysis in our glance back at the fair.
Blur is a study of architectural invisibility. Through the material suggestion of disappearance the Sofa questions its objectivity, scale and the relationship between figure and ground.
This distortion of mass provides the Sofa with an irrefutable uncertainty of dimension. The Blur achieves this tactic of invisibility through its utilization of a new technique of fabric weaving. Weaving layers of material produce the fabric at various intervals creating a unique gradient pattern and thus a suggestion of dissolving, fading or becoming invisible. (Prototype)
|Seat finish||with upholstery|
|Backrest finish||with back padding|
|Armrest finish||with armrests|
shades of yellow
shades of red