Onkel Sofa by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen

Danish young designer Simon Legald has designed the Onkel sofa for furniture label Normann Copenhagen. The sofa is a mix between traditional voluminous sofas from before the 1950’s and a more modern strict frame. To emphasise the merger of two completely different worlds of expression, the back cushion has been elegantly encapsulated by the frame. … Continue reading

Minuscule Chair by Cecilie Manz for Fritz Hansen

During Milan Furniture Fair last month danish design brand Fritz Hansen launched a new chair by Cecilie Manz. Called Minuscule the chair is for informal occasions and has – very unlike Fritz Hansen premium furniture back catalogue – a frame made from plastic. Fritz Hansen is usually known for their iconic pieces from Arne Jacobsen & Poul Kjærholm made only from the … Continue reading

Milan Preview: Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen

FAVN; the Danish name for embrace, is a new sofa designed by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen. The new sofa is the result of a creative dialogue and will be launched during the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2011 at Republic of Fritz Hansen’s showroom in Milan. “I wanted the sofa to be based on a … Continue reading