arik ben simhon at milan design week 09
may 10, 2009
arik ben simhon at milan design week 09

‘mr. t’ sofa by arik ben simhon

‘for the new collection I started by looking at 1930’s movement photography
and juxtaposed this with fashion. sport was pivotal in fashion since the1970’s with
functional high performance sport clothing moving from the gym and streets to high
fashion context. I wanted to capture this with furniture that is made to the highest
quality but that maintains an edgy and informal edge…’
– arik ben simhon

arik ben simhon
presented his now collection of upholstery and furniture pieces
during milan design week 09. the collection draws inspiration from the world of sport with
upholstery shapes referencing the protective sportswear and pads used in hockey and
skateboarding as well as polished tubular stainless steel structures of a gym equipment.

‘mr. t’ sofa
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detail of padding of ‘mr. t’ sofa
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‘box’ chair collection
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‘box’ chair by arik ben simhon
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‘bambino’ high chairs
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‘mickey max’ chaise longue
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‘bici’ stools
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‘donaldo’ rocking chair
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detail of ‘donaldo’ chair
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‘goldy’ sofa
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detail of ‘goldy’ sofa
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