moscow-based interior design and architecture firm crosby studios has teamed up with opening ceremony to create a limited edition home and clothing collection. embodying an anatomical theme, the colorful collection — debuting during NYCxDESIGN — is a nod to founder and principal designer harry nuriev’s bold use of colour.

all images courtesy of crosby studios

 

 

an appendage-like construction is immediately apparent in crosby studio‘s series of cartoon-like surrealist abstractions. inspired by a plastic replica of pedro friedeberg’s iconic hand chair, nuriev reinterprets the piece, crafting his own flatter version using thin pieces of bent metal. 

 

 

the collection also features mobile-like light fixtures and standing lamps inspired by french designer serge mouille’s classic spider lamps, equipped with leaf-like lampshades in the form of hands. a new edition of his signature libraries is also available, a series of freestanding cage-like shelves that are like a weightless cloister of elongated temples. all these are rendered in ultraviolet.

 

 

the collection’s ceramics, apparel and small home goods do embrace other colour however, marking nuriev’s first foray into these areas. shop stools, shelves, vases, wall hooks, t-shirts and tote bags treated with painterly patterns of pale yellow, azure, and coral.

 

 

 

each limited-edition piece has been manufactured at crosby studios’s headquarters in moscow and arae available in limited editions of; 2-10 items per unit. range from $35-$230. ranging from $35-$230 the collection is set to launch at opening ceremony’s howard street flagship store, new york, on may 15. a similar installation will also appear at collective concept @ international contemporary furniture fair, collective design fair‘s capsule presentation at the international contemporary furniture fair, open to the public may 20-23.

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