We wanted to design a compact but comfortable “family” of sofas that harked back to classic soft furniture styles – especially to the post WW2 period.
Can you remember your beloved teddy? That cuddly childhood toy who followed you everywhere, day or night? Who comforted you and kept you safe? Perhaps it was a bear, or a dog, or a rabbit…
Everything and everybody has two sides.
Under the Bell is not just a lampshade, content to house a light source and reflect it down. As it hangs over the table, it creates a room within a room – both physically and psychologically. Like a dome encasing a building.
Design normally is preoccupied by the idea of the full control over functions, forms, materials and so on. This striving for control over surrounding is probably a typical urge of western culture, being both its strength and its disaster …
The chair as white bride. Like a corset in a wedding dress, the back of the chair is pulled together with twisted string and twisted wire.
A given rectangular space (80×80×120 cm) forms the framework for a hammock-inspired study of body suspension.