textiles

  • Threaded

    Design equals idea.
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  • Wrapped Chair

    What is design if not a constant exploration of techniques and expressions?
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  • Felt Walls

    Anne Kyyro Quinn's works in felt have always trapped our attention; we appreciate the endless explorations for transforming a simple and traditional material into fantastic three-dimensional surfaces.
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  • Draped Beauty

    As Vico Magistretti taught us, simplicity is the most difficult and beautiful thing in the world; it takes quite a bit of talent and sensitivity to create using as little as possible, synthesis is as powerful as difficult to achieve.
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  • Illusory Softness

    Moment is the name of a series of strongly and primarily concept-based sofas designed by Swedish collective Front for Italian upholstery master Moroso.
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  • Volant

    Alcantara is an extraordinary non-woven textile created by a japanese researcher almost 40 years ago manufactured and developed in Italy.
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  • Textile Clouds

    It all started when danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat commissioned the Bouroullec brothers to create a showroom where the textiles would be part of the room. The french brothers conceived a modular system of fabric walls, the North Tiles.
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  • Slow Chair

    The beauty and the intelligence of the Slow chair designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec converge in the custom knitted sling that covers it.
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  • Designing Futuristic Textiles

    I saw these wonderful explorations for textiles at a Eindhoven Design Academy exhibit in Milan some years ago, and remained captivated by their power; they emanate a subtle sense of horror and at the same time a compelling need for touching and feeling them.
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  • Designing the Experience

    Panna is the Italian word for cream, and is also is the name Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka chose for his armchair, the Panna chair. The motivation for the selected name is not to be found in culinary grounds, but more likely supported by the feelings and sensations tied to the word cream.
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