patricia urquiola's fergana + rift seating for moroso at milan design week 09 patricia urquiola's fergana + rift seating for moroso at milan design week 09
may 02, 2009

patricia urquiola's fergana + rift seating for moroso at milan design week 09

patricia urquiola’s fergana + rift seating for moroso at milan design week 09

 

 

 

in continuing her collaboration with moroso, patricia urquiola has designed ‘fergana’ and ‘rift’, presented on the occasion of milan design week 09.

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09‘fergana’ by patricia urquiola for moroso

 

 

 

‘fergana’ takes its influences from asia, expressing nomadic and elegant finishes with wide, generous seating areas. the design is embellished pillows embroidered with abstract floral motifs of traditional uzbek suzani in symbolic contrast with digital drawings of aliens and space invaders often seen in video games. it is supported by a wooden base structure that offers visual simplicity.

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09a base wooden structure offers visual simplicity

 

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09motifs of space invaders adorn the wide seating areas, in contrast to abstract floral motifs

 

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09view of available motifs

 

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09

 

 

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09

 

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09side tables accompany the ‘fergana’ seating arrangements

 

patricia urquiola 'fergana' and 'rift' for moroso at milan design week 09

 

detail of large cushions on the armrest that make the ‘fergana’ sofa particularly comfortable image © designboom

 

patricia urquiola  collaborated with martino berghinz on the moroso stand at the milan furniture fair image © designboom

 

the frame is made entirely of wood image © designboom

 

‘fergana’ seating system and low tables by patricia urquiola image © designboom

 

detail of embroidery on the cushions

‘fergana’ armchairs image © designboom

the cushions are fastened on the wooden structure image © designboom

 

‘rift’ sofa by patricia urquiola image© designboom

‘rift’ sofa by patricia urquiola image© designboom

just like tectonic plates, which diverge, collide and overlap, creating several layers, the ‘rift’ collection presents an effect of a sliding movement and asymmetric fusion.

‘rift’ chair by patricia urquiola image© designboom

‘rift’ chair by patricia urquiola image© designboom

‘rift’ chair by patricia urquiola image© designboom

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