July 31, 2018

Marketscape: Seating SMT

#80 by Aggestrup.

Designer: Camilla Aggestrup of Aggestrup

Product: #80

Standout: The Copenhagen-based brand’s founder and creative director delivers a crisp seating system with six gangable components, including corner chairs with French cane backrests and leather seats that join via a brass clip.

Brut by Magis.

Designer: Konstantin Grcic for Magis

Product: Brut

Standout: Any-combination-goes color blocking and industrial cast iron combine in a streamlined sofa defined by its tubular upholstered backrest.

Arcade, Isabella by Resident.

Designer: Simon James of Resident

Product: Arcade, Isabella

Standout: Three-legged charmer Isabella, originally created for the designer’s
own home, has a low profile to avoid impinging on sightlines in open-plan spaces—as does his Arcade daybed.

Gliding by Richard Lampert.

Designer: Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay for Richard Lampert

Product: Gliding

Standout: Raw Edges’ indoor/outdoor metal sofa with swing seat was inspired by a 1960s iteration—a literal nod
to the Swinging Sixties, perhaps?

Lake by Andreu World.

Designer: Piergiorgio Cazzaniga for Andreu World

Product: Lake

Standout: A contemporary reinterpretation of the classic chair profile showcases artisanal woodwork. The lightweight yet sturdy stacker with FSC-certified beech frame can be specified with plywood or double-woven cord seat.

Byron by Poltrona Frau.

Designer: Jean-Marie Massaud for Poltrona Frau

Product: Byron

Standout: Curl up with a book on
this refined leather chaise whose ebonized ash frame channels the eloquence of the titular poet.

Warren by Token.

Designer: Will Kavesh of Token

Product: Warren

Standout: A rejig of a 2008 design has new radius-edge arms, plus geometric top-stitching on the Spinneybeck leather that takes cues from luxury car upholstery.

Okome by Alias.

Designer: Oki Sato for Alias

Product: Okome

Standout: Nendo’s modular system—an homage to pebbles smoothed
by flowing rivers—assembles via cushion-to-back hooks for a range of possible compositions, from chaise to settee.

Miss Holly Klädd by Stolab.

Designer: Jonas Lindvall for Stolab

Product: Miss Holly Klädd

Standout: Right at home around a dining or conference table, this new version of the popular Miss Holly chair retains the original solid oak legs while adding the option for comfortable upholstery.

Origami by Thomas Pheasant.

Designer: Thomas Pheasant of Thomas Pheasant

Product: Origami

Standout: Sharp, crimped shapes on the sculptural lounge chair’s cast-bronze base are reminiscent of the Japanese paper folding technique. Through Maison Gerard.

Newood by Cappellini.

Designer: Alberto Brogliato and Federico Traverso for Cappellini

Product: Newood

Standout: Stackable all-wood chairs—a first for the manufacturer—come in two versions, one with a spoked back, the other with wide-open space below the slim backrest.

Rumba Crescent by Adriana Hoyos Furnishings.

Designer: Adriana Hoyos of Adriana Hoyos Furnishings

Product: Rumba Crescent

Standout: The dance for which the sofa is named has a delicate rhythm—as does its wraparound back and curved wooden base, accented by polished brass or silver studs.

Outline by Muuto.

Designer: Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll for Muuto

Product: Outline

Standout: The addition of a comfortable chaise longue with cold foam filling brings a new element to the Outline family of sofas, by Norway’s Anderssen & Voll.

Quindici by Mattiazzi.

Designer: Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Mattiazzi

Product: Quindici

Standout: A soft and airy cushion accessorizes the French duo’s angular ash chaise, also available with fabric or leather upholstery.

Plume by Sun at Six.

Designer: Antares Yee of Sun at Six

Product: Plume

Standout: Employing the ancient Chinese joinery technique sun mao, the solid white-oak chair is held together solely by interwoven joints. Craftsmanship extends to the seat and back, in leather sourced from an Italian tannery.

Grand Sofa by Vitra.

Designer: Antonio Citterio for Vitra

Product: Grand Sofa

Standout: Expansive proportions and a graceful silhouette combine in a sofa whose open sides allow for sitting or reclining—and for varied spatial arrangements.

> See more from the Spring Market Tabloid 2018 issue of Interior Design

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