patricia urquiola weaves biknit lounger for moroso
 
patricia urquiola weaves biknit lounger for moroso patricia urquiola weaves biknit lounger for moroso
apr 13, 2011

patricia urquiola weaves biknit lounger for moroso

patricia urquiola weaves biknit lounger for morosoimage courtesy of moroso

 

 

 

presented at salone del mobile 2011 is ‘biknit’, a seating design by patricia urquiola for contemporary brand, moroso. available in a chair and chaise lounge version, the collection features an enlarged stocking-stitch design which acts as both the primary surface and the structure.

patricia urquiola biknit moroso designboom ‘biknit’ armchair image courtesy of moroso

 

 

 

contrasting materials, forms and textures comprise the pieces, which are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. a continuous and harmonious cycle of curving and repetitious stockings intertwine to create a decorative and load-bearing seat, which covers the steel frame. a bold and angular wooden base sits below the seat and wraps upwards onto the backrest, appearing to seamlessly balance the organic body.

chaise lounge and chair image courtesy of moroso

 

patricia urquiola biknit moroso designboom profile view of ‘biknit’ loungerimage © designboom

 

patricia urquiola biknit moroso designboom chair and chaise lounge image © designboom

 

patricia urquiola biknit moroso designboom detail of steel frame and connections image © designboom

 

detail of woven stockings image © designboom

 

patricia urquiola biknit moroso designboom front of chair image © designboom

 

back of chair image © designboom

 

patricia urquiola biknit moroso designboom designer patricia urquiola image © designboom

  • XY come on, although I do see some resemblance I don’t think Urquiola is a doing a knock off; besides, the chair that you link has removable cushion-like elements and Urquiola’s chairs would not work if the woven element is removed, in fact, that’s not even intended. Good job Patricia

    DsgnCrit says:
  • Great concept and texture and looks very comfy. Im not happy with the base and also that after a while the “tubes” will compress against the bars and the sitter will feel the bars greatly and the comfort will be gone. The “tube cushion” portions inbetween the bars, representing 90% of the structure wont even be contacting the sitter and it will become hated in the house. If the horizontal bars were springs instead, the sitter would be contacting the entire cushion and im guess this will greatly prolong the comfort and enjoyment of the chair.

    Charles says:
  • Nice concept.
    Good work.
    Again Patricia.

    m.hann says:
  • Great job!! amazing

    InteriorsFromSpain.com says:
  • Prefer Elenore nalets version of the weaving concept.
    The wooden base combination does not work for me at all. Like a rasta-man on ice skates.

    Richard says:
  • Great idea for a woven look.
    Wooden base looks too heavy for me – perhaps a lighter metal tubing base may work better, so the chair appears to float.

    Anne says:
  • Ugly version of Lucidi e Pevere’s Randa.

    http://www.sedie.ws/articoli-designer/Lucidi-Pevere_files/randa.jpg

    Giovanni says:
  • You are comparing this item to two very different products. Yes, they both implement woven materials and metal frames but in my opinion that is the extent of their similarities.
    This is nicely designed and well-executed. Great job!

    jtb says:

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