COS and Hay have worked with Spanish designer Tomas Alonso to create a pair of tables, as element of a wider collaboration in between the two manufacturers.
Each recognized for their minimum aesthetic, London-based mostly style brand COS and Danish design and style company Hay have teamed up to current a assortment of merchandise following month.
As element of the collaboration, they enlisted Alonso to style two folding wooden tables: a tall, slim edition and a shorter, wider model.
Each characteristics a circular prime and is supported by three legs, one of which will take the type of a thin coloured pole – accessible in pale blue-green or white.
The rod slots via horizontal braces that branch from the other two legs, and a hole it the tabletop, to steady and complete every single design. When the poles are removed, the tables fold down flat for effortless storage and transportation.
The tables are updated versions of types that Alonso developed for Japanese furniture bran Karimoku New Standard in 2012.
COS has used Hay furnishings in its retailers for a lot of years, including the just lately revamped flagship on London’s Regent Street.
“We have always admired what Hay do and share several values,” stated Martin Andersson, COS head of menswear design. “Our customers have a keen interest in interior design and style and we felt it was the appropriate time to provide option products that complimented our clothes collections.”
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Andersson and head of womenswear design, Karin Gustaffson, have now selected a variety of items from Hay’s assortment to show and sell in COS shops.
The objects will be obtainable from outlets on London’s Substantial Street Kensington, Vienna’s Neubaugasse and in Gothenburg from September 2015, with an edited assortment obtainable on the web.
“Above many many years we have been quite happy to operate with COS on so many various ranges and tasks,” said Hay co-founders, Mette and Rolf Hay. “At Hay we see ourselves in amongst trend and architecture and in operating with COS we truly feel like we have located a excellent house.”
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COS has lengthy aimed to align itself with the architecture and style worlds. In an interview with Dezeen, managing director Marie Honda stated that the two fields have been “a key influence” for the brand.
Previously, COS has worked with Snarkitecture to create a warren of textile ribbons at Milan layout week 2015, and brought in Nendo to develop an set up celebrating its white shirt in the very same area the 12 months just before.
It is also the sponsor for the annual talks programme at London’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion – a significant architecture commission – and has launched restricted-edition bags and footwear to coincide with past occasions.