alf dafrè's 2019 collection juxtaposes simple shapes with unusual details
 

alf dafrè's 2019 collection juxtaposes simple shapes with unusual details

seemingly shaped in simple forms yet characterized by extraordinary elements, alf dafrè presents their latest furniture collections at salone del mobile 2019. their stand welcomed guests into individual rooms with contemporary atmospheres. each one showcased how their sleek, high quality products can help define a special home. new products ranged from gordon guillaumier’s organically formed bed to meneghello paolelli associati’ sideboard defined by a geometric curiosity.


the ‘kendo’ sideboard by meneghello paolelli associates
all images courtesy of alf dafrè

 

 

designed by meneghello paolelli associati, the ‘kendo’ sideboard is distinguished by an unusual geometric composition on its doors. each one has a 30 degree cut that divides it into two parts that are on slightly misaligned planes. the result creates surfaces that react uniquely with lighting and shadows, especially in contrast to its sturdy exterior structure. the doors, frame and top can be customized in different lacquered finishes and colors, as well as alf dafrè’s fashion wood veneers.


the ‘kendo’ sideboard by meneghello paolelli associates

 


the ‘nevada’ sofa by enrico cesana

 

 

the ‘nevada’ sofa by enrico cesana epitomizes alf dafre’s perfect balance between traditional and contemporary. its classic shape features unusual forms for the armrests, size of the seat cushions, and simplicity of the metal feet. there are a variety of modules available to add to the design, as well as the options of being upholstered in either fabric or leather.


the ‘nevada’ sofa by enrico cesana

 


the ‘fyra’ table by the alf dafre’s technical studio

 

 

crafted by the brand’s in-house technical studio, the ‘fyra’ table appears as if artistically sculpted. in a very expressive character, the table has a sophisticated geometry that, when explored in depth, has contrasting elements. to start with, the top is defined by a unique line that then distinguishes four quarters through its wood grain. an iron plate then connects yet, at the same time, visually separates the top from the four legs. these are carpentered with an irregular conical cross-section that gradually morph from being round at the base to being more oval towards the top.


the ‘fyra’ table by the alf dafre’s technical studio

 


the ‘raku’ armchair and footstool by gordon guillaumier

 

 

designed by gordon guillaumier, the ‘raku’ collection consists of an armchair and footstool, small sofa, chair, and a bench. the range’s seats and backs convey a contemporary aesthetic as they have been shaped as rounded volumes. their legs seem as if simple vertical tubes but, at a closer glance, they actually rest on the outside of the body. uniquely, the bench features a wooden armrest that divides the piece width-ways. it offers a functional element for resting things such as books, drinks or any other small items.


the ‘raku’ small sofa by gordon guillaumier

 


the ‘neyõ’ bed by gordon guillaumier

 

 

the ‘neyõ’ bed, designed again by guillaumier, continues with an organic aesthetic. with curved corners, the design was inspired by the shape of pebbles washed smooth by the currents of a river. functional elements have been added to its welcoming character with double shelves fitted to hold lights, books and other bedside items. these side tables can be crafted from the brand’s fashion wood or carrara marble options.


the ‘neyõ’ bed by gordon guillaumier

 

 

 

 

product info:

 

brand: alf dafrè

new collections: ‘kendo’ sideboard, ‘nevada’ sofa, ‘fyra’ table, ‘raku’ collection and ‘neyõ’ bed

designers: meneghello paolelli associati, enrico cesana, alf dafre’s technical studio, and gordon guillaumier

  • Please tell me who made the amazing moon phases chandelier in the fyra table picture

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