October 11, 2019

11 Trending Designers Launch Seating Products

We’re keeping our eyes on these eight new seating designs.

Designer: Adam Court 
of Okha

Product: Volt

Standout: A chair of contrasts by the company creative director, its plush cotton-velvet seat and back upholstery juxtaposes with an oak frame that nods to timber scaffolding. 

Designers: Espen Voll and Torbjørn Anderssen 
for for Hem

Product: Kumo

Standout: A modular sofa by the Anderssen & Voll partners takes on a new colorway: red-hot Sera Canyon in wool-polyamide, a collaboration with textile brand Rohi. 

Designers: Roberto and Ludovica Palomba for Poltrona Frau

Product: Get Back

Standout: The Palomba Serafini Associati architects and spouses borrowed the name of their elegantly informal leather-wrapped sofa from the title of a Beatles song. 

Designers: Jasper Overgaard and Christian Dyrman of Overgaard & Dyrman

Product: Circle

Standout: Round’s the theme for the made-to-order dining chair by the design-studio founders, from the leather-upholstered seat and back to the leather-wrapped tubular brass frame.

Designers: Leah Ring 
of Another Human

Product: Bordon

Standout: Part of the company founder’s ET collection inspired by the narrative of a misfit group of aliens, the oversize asymmetrical chair is covered in solution-dyed acrylic velvet. Through 1stDibs.

Designer: Sebastian Wrong 
of Established & Sons

Product: Lucio

Standout: Slashes in the lounger’s polyester upholstery by its headrest and seat back are the company founder’s reference to the paintings of artist and founder of Spatialism Lucio Fontana. 

Designer: Bobby Berk 
for A.R.T. Furniture

Product: Olafur

Standout: The design guru of the Fab Five starring in Netflix’s “Queer Eye,” the multi-hyphenate returns to furniture design with a binge watching–worthy sofa upholstered in velvet. 

Designer: Cory Grosser 
for Bernhardt Design

Product: Astra

Standout: The Cory Grosser + Associates founder’s piece for the manufacturer features a cut-out in its curved back, making the tidy tub chair striking from every angle, well suited to open plans.

> See more from the September 2019 issue of Interior Design

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