created in the 1950’s and 1960’s, the ercol classics are pieces of timeless design that never date or show their age. designed by lucian ercolani — founder of the company — the furniture is still as relevant and functional as it was more than fifty years ago. for the spring edition of maison & objet, ercol has updated the originals with a new tone – the half-rose.

ercol originals half rose maison et objet spring 2018 designboom

the butterfly chair in half-rose is a contemporary nod towards the company’s mid-century design heritage

 

 

honing in on the trend for dynamic, eye-catching color palettes, the half-rose loveseat and butterfly chair feature a striking dip-dye effect that accentuates the crafted design of these two iconic pieces by ercol. the loveseat showcases a moulded elm seat and bent beech bows for an attractive shape reminiscent of the 1950’s signature design. on the other hand, the butterfly chair in half-rose is a contemporary nod towards the company’s mid-century design heritage, with its soft silhouette and striking sculpted back.

ercol originals half rose maison et objet spring 2018 designboom
the loveseat showcases a moulded elm seat and bent beech bows

ercol originals half rose maison et objet spring 2018 designboom
the pink is applied in a gradient-like way, leaving the top and bottom in the original wood color

  • Cute, but really unfortunate ergonomics. That curved chair bottom is guaranteed to be painful to sit in for more than 30 seconds.

    James says:

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