Maison&Objet 2015: French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have created a range of outdoor furnishings with curving slatted surfaces for Danish brand Hay .
The Palissade assortment is made up of substantial and lower tables, dining and lounge chairs, benches, and sofas, and which are described by the Bouroullec brothers as “strong without having getting bulky classy with out being fragile”.
The 13 aspects in the assortment are produced from powder-coated steel and will be offered in three colors.
“We conceived the assortment with out a distinct context in thoughts, and hope it will execute effectively in broad assortment of environments: public spaces, cafés, eating places, gardens, terraces and balconies,” stated the Bouroullecs, who have recently developed a set of wavy-edged ceramic vases and an outside chair with a mesh backrest.
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Surfaces are formed from curved slats of the coloured metal, supported by frames comprising tubes of the same materials that are cut, bent and welded collectively.
“The vertical slats provide acceptable comfort in outside situations – air and water will pass in among the anatomically designed slats,” mentioned the duo.
The chairs are obtainable in various shapes and sizes, with variations in backrest heights and optional armrests. Cushions are available for added comfort.
Tables feature flat tops that slope off along the longer sides and accompanying benches are designed to match.
With their slatted seats and angled backrests, the armchairs bear a resemblance to Jasper Morrison’s Thinking Man’s Chair created by Capellini in 1989.
The Palissade range is creating its debut at the Maison&Objet trade fair, which kicks off nowadays at the Nord Pillpinte exhibition centre outdoors Paris.
Continuing until finally eight September 2015, this edition of the biannual occasion will also incorporate the launch of a ballpoint pen that can digitally record and keep notes.
Hay not too long ago announced a collaboration with fashion brand COS, and the two companies worked with Spanish designer Tomas Alonso to create a pair of tables.