The unconventional way the seat is fixed to the tubular frame is carefully considered in all details. Falstaff is the result of letting the eye wonder outside the limits of upholstering, resulting in an opulent seat.
Ever wondered how Arne Jacobsen’s iconic lounge chair is made? Explore the original craftsmanship of cutting, stretching and stitching the Egg™.
It is a nest of “coral” with irregular wide seat. The hundreds of welds are cleaned, brushed and then rounded to avoid sharp edges or roughness: a labor of such complexity and artistic craftsmanship to require an entire week.
Designed by Iratzoki & Lizaso, Repaus is a particularly comfortable armchair thanks to its generous size, enveloping shape and accommodating armrests.
Arne Jacobsen designed the Swan as well as the Egg for the lobby and lounge areas at the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, in 1958.
It has quality, personality, elegance, the right point of romanticism and lots of versatility, just right for the home as well as contract. The structure is made of cast aluminium and laminates are of extruded aluminium. Painted in Axalta Anodic colour. Seat and back-rest are upholstered in BD’s different materials and leathers.
The very beginning of the slow chair was the fascination for knitted textile. Ronan & Erwan were expecting a lot from this material, many performances in terms of stretching and maintain at the same time. They had this intuition that this precise textile would be able to carry a body while taking its shape with a certain subtlety. Here, form and material are very much interrelated.
More than 180 years ago Michael Thonet started to make chairs and furniture according to his patented process by bending wood. This makes his company the world’s oldest industrial furniture manufacturer. Its products are indissolubly linked to the coffee-house style of the 19th century and the Bauhaus period.
The intention behind this chair, was more an inspirational, for now. It plays with the decorative aspect of a chesterfield upholstery and computer typical polygon surfaces. To have this physical real size paper representation of this mix, is a step in between the virtual model and an actual functional chesterfield armchair.