Barber and Osgerby took their initial inspiration for TIBBO from the wood itself. “The beauty of turned wooden has a tactile quality like no other material,” they remark. “Because of the oily nature of teak, the wood feels especially soft, and so we decided to create furniture that would accentuate these properties.” While most outdoor teak furniture looks, in their words, “very rectangular and uncomfortable,” every element of TIBBO was designed to be “as soft and tactile as possible.”
Combining traditional DEDON craftsmanship with fresh innovations in cushion technology, weave and material mix, the LOU lounge system takes outdoor lounging to a whole new level. Designed by Toan Nguyen, a master of modular systems, LOU was conceived from the ground up as a series of overlapping horizontal strata, with armrests defined by a subtle relief in the woven structure of the seat.
PORCINI by Lorenza Bozzoli is a collection of sculptural side tables as practical and versatile as they are delightful to the eye. Named after the beloved Italian mushrooms it casually resembles, PORCINI comes in three heights, two base styles and two elegant colorways.
Conceived as an homage to one of Europe´s most dynamic, design-conscious cities, Richard Frinier´s BARCELONA captures the delicate balance of tradition and modernity that has long characterized its namesake. The collection´s generous proportions and subtle weave suggest a graciousness and attention to detail worthy of the Catalan capital itself.
The poetry of Surrealism, so rich with paradox, provided the initial inspiration for Starck, who conceived of RAYN with a dreamlike image in mind: “Imagine a garden or terrace as a room,” he says, “in which the ceiling has been replaced by sky, the walls by trees and the carpet by grass. All that’s left are a few pieces of furniture, including a timeless, iconic,
With its airy weave and breezy mix of organic and geometric outlines, the SEASHELL chair by Jean-Marie Massaud looks and feels like an open embrace. Protective, comfortable and welcoming, with an ergonomically-designed backrest that hugs the body to it, the collection brings man and nature together in ease and relaxation.
SLIM LINE embodies all the elegance and lightness for which designer Jean-Marie Massaud is renowned. The collection comprises a versatile array of comfortable lounge elements, their subtle woven pattern playfully interrupted by a graphic line of fiber in a contrasting color.
Flowing lines and a rhythmic herringbone weave distinguish TANGO, a collection as dazzling and dramatic as its name implies. The dynamic curves of the chair backs merge organically with seats and armrests, enveloping the body in a protective, almost intimate, embrace. Integrated seat cushions, meanwhile, ensure ample comfort in whatever position one adopts.
It features circular tabletops with bases composed of inclined supports. Converging towards the top and diverging at floor level, these interlacing supports create an abstract pattern of lines that closely resembles the distinctive trunk of the tropical tree that lends its name to the line.
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