We already covered Gallery ESPASSO re-edition of Oscar Niemeyer and Jorge Zalszupin furniture. They’re now reissuing more special limited editions pieces by celebrated 20th century Brazilian architects and designers and presenting them in an exhibition called ‘em trânsito‘.
Sibirjak is a lounge chair made of birchbark, its designer, Anastasiya Koshcheeva has chosen this natural material for its flexibility, softness and durability. It’s also strong, water-repellent and antibacterial. Despite these unique qualities, its use never gotten popular.
The Trapholt musueum is paying tribute to Børge Mogensen on the occasion of his 100th anniversary year. Many Danes have experienced his design firsthand, because Mogensen’s furniture has appointed public spaces and private residences in Denmark over the past 70 years.
Compasso is a showcase by New York design gallery Espasso reissuing an exciting selection of furniture pieces by two Brazilian design legends: Oscar Niemeyer and Jorge Zalszupin.
Designed by Croatia-based Zoran Jedrejcic, the Armada Armchair, is surprisingly devoid of arm rests. The base of the piece is comprised of a steel frame covered in wood, and the seat features a thin steel layer covered in high quality leather.
The first collaboration between Cassina and Patrick Norguet is a contemporary interpretation of the classic bergère armchair called P22. The shell is made from foam with an iron frame and elastic straps seat, base in polished aluminium alloy or matte black, chestnut brown or beige-gray painted.
Republic of Fritz Hansen just edited a new sculptural armchair designed by Spanish designer Jaime Hayon that provides both comfort and privacy. The seat is 1.5 times as wide as a standard chair, giving extra room to stretch and move, or sit with a tablet/book/kid/laptop.