gilles & boissier: sit on my doudoune sofa for moncler gilles & boissier: sit on my doudoune sofa for moncler
may 04, 2012

gilles & boissier: sit on my doudoune sofa for moncler

‘sit on my doudoune’ by gilles + boissier image © designboom

french architecture firm gilles & boissier (patrick gilles and dorothée boissier) have developed ‘sit on my doudoune’ for milan-based fashion house moncler. the furniture piece transforms the quilted jacket, an iconic garment of the clothing brand, into a sofa. the one-off piece is a nylon covered goose down padded quilt with graphic horizontal stitching, reflecting the details in the vest.

‘sit on my doudoune’ (translating to ‘sit on my jacket’) was presented during milan design week 2012 in the storefront’s vitrine  of moncler on via della spiga 7. in the shop window, the sofa was surrounded by a simple sequence of neon tubes which ran vertically along the walls of the space, accentuating the horizontal quality of the quilting.

the iconic jacket has been translated into a sofa image © designboom

the nylon cover is filled with goose down image © designboom

texture detail image © designboom

detail of stitching   image © designboom

moncler window display during milan design week 2012 image © designboom

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