GamFratesi: haiku sofa nominated for danish design awards
GamFratesi: haiku sofa nominated for danish design awards
sep 16, 2012

GamFratesi: haiku sofa nominated for danish design awards

GamFratesi: haiku sofa nominated for danish design awards




stine gam and and enrico fratesi, the italian-danish duo behind copenhagen-based GamFratesi, have designed ‘haiku’ sofa for the danish editor fredericia. ‘haiku’ has been nominated for the danish design awards 2012 – the winner will be announced on september 27th, 2012. the sofa is a reinterpretation of a ‘haiku’, a traditional, compact and evocative form of japanese poetry, intended as a sensory image to suggest an emotion. it has a rigid exterior with an enclosing shape, and a much softer and intimate interior, which suggests a protective function and encourages a sense of curiosity. the designers have pursued a subtle contrast in the combination of textiles to strengthen the intuitive sense of function. the legs, like four pencil marks, hold and elevate the sofa, enhancing the shape of the upholstery. ‘haiku’ is a series of two- and three-seating-sofas.


two-seater sofa: L: 156 cm / D: 88 cm / H: 104 / SH: cm three-seater sofa: L: 228 cm / D: 88 cm / H: 104 cm materials: upholstered leather or fabric exterior, upholstered fabric interior, black-lacquered steel legs.


in 2008, GamFratesi have been third-prize-winners in our designboom/depadova competition ‘premio vico magistretti’ under the title ‘living simplicity’.

GamFratesi: haiku sofa nominated for danish design awards ‘haiku’ two seater for fredericia


GamFratesi: haiku sofa nominated for danish design awards ‘haiku’ detail


GamFratesi: haiku sofa nominated for danish design awards designing ‘haiku’

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    Leather Sofa says:
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    dbkii says:
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    Ross says:

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