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.
“‘Cradle’ is a unique blend of two typologies of seating – a net structured hammock and a conventional upholstered lounge chair.
The chair stems from the studio’s materials driven, process led, industrial design approach, research into the construction of mesh materials, and a study of the relationships between traditional seating components.
‘Cradle’ utilizes a custom-made cut pattern that allows a non-elastic textile to perform in a three dimensional way. This allows for the correct tension to comfortably support the body and both visually and physically reduces the product’s weight.”
Materials: CNC-cut Kvadrat textile mesh, Steel frame, Moulded Polyurethane, Kvadrat textile