Envisioned comfort – Armchair
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ENVISIONED COMFORT (ARMCHAIR)

Beechwood, brass, PU foam, velvet

115 x 85 x 80 cm

Edition of 8 plus 2 AP

€ 5,500.00 VAT included

 

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One of us had a fantasy about an object that could bring a womb-like pleasure, meaning – the ultimate satisfaction that the material environment can give. We merged our two different design practices into one object taking this fantasy as a starting point.

 

Such abstract mode of thinking, we found, allows to erase what we know about domestic objects and opens up the possibility for re-thinking and re-creating them.

 

However, the same way the mind gives a clear body to the fantasy by restraining, the construction defines and forms a fluid shape into an ergonomic entity.

 

The concept was first presented at the exhibition La Terrasse Vol. 4 – Fantasy, curated by Erez Nevi Pana during the Dutch Design Week 2017.

 

Now a finalized chaise longue is being presented at Milan Design Week 2018 as a part of Ventura Future project, in the Loreto district at FuturDome, the former meeting place of the Futurist movement.

 

It’s a series of objects based on the construction that allows a broad variety of shapes. More elements you have – more detailed curves you can get. Therefore, this construction can be applied to almost any furniture you imagine. On the one hand, it’s a complex object with lots of elements. On the other hand, not alike other soft furniture – these are completely honest and openly showing the way they are built. The rhythmical construction allows admiring carefully crafted elements – the beechwood joints and the brass fittings. By merging two different design practices Marija Puipaitė (organic, human body based shapes) and Vytautas Gečas (complexity, fragmentation, layering) found a common point where the construction defines and forms a fluid shape into an ergonomic entity.

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