patricia urquiola presents zantilam/zant armchair for very wood at imm cologne
patricia urquiola presents zantilam/zant armchair for very wood at imm cologne
jan 20, 2016
patricia urquiola presents zantilam/zant armchair for very wood at imm cologne


patricia urquiola presents zantilam/zant armchair for very wood at imm cologne
(above) the pieces are made of a steam-bent ashwood structure
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presented during imm cologne 2016, ‘zantilam/zant’ is an armchair designed by spanish architect patricia urquiola for the italian company very wood. the pieces are made of a steam-bent ash wood structure, with an upholstered back and seat. their discreet presence is enhanced by a versatile feature that allows the chairs to be dressed according to the environment that hosts them. although similar in appereance, ‘zantilam’ and ‘zant’ are differ from each other due to one being completely covered, in contrast to the other that shows its structure and has an additional headrest. 

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both back and seat are upholstered 
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composed of a single profile in solid, steam-curved wood, the frame of the chair is like a white canvas open to be intervened freely and creatively by applying various finishes. the back legs and backrest are embraced by the gentle ring of the arms that run around the plywood seat. both the back and the seat can be upholstered in fabric or leather, depending on the place is going to occupy.

patricia urquiola zantilam very wood imm cologne designboom
the chair is very discrete and versatile
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patricia urquiola zantilam very wood imm cologne designboom
they can be ‘dressed’ depending on the place they are going to occupy
image © very wood

patricia urquiola zantilam very wood imm cologne designboom
image © very wood

patricia urquiola zantilam very wood imm cologne designboom
image © very wood

patricia urquiola zantilam very wood imm cologne designboom
image © very wood

 

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